RPC VII.2, 3332

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3332
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Δ = 4
Dating AD 241
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ(Ο) ΚΑΙϹ ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design inscription in four lines within wreath; bust of Tyche r. in centre of first two lines of inscription
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.42 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 889a–b; Bland 1996, 139–40; S 612–13
Specimens 11
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ (Ganschow 889a; Bland 1996, 139; S 612) or ΜΗΤΡ (Ganschow 889b; Bland 1996, 140; S 613).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1971,0101.1 Bland 1996, 139.1 corr.
2     ✸ L: 1975,0411.165 Bland 1996, 139.2
3     P: 726 Wa 6796 = Bland 1996, 140.1
4     B: 18274380, Löbb. ZgM p. 22, no. 77 = Bland 1996, 139.3
5     Cop SNG 306 = Bland 1996, 140.2
6     V: GR 31518 Bland 1996, 140.4
7     Florence ZgM p. 22, no. 76 = Bland 1996, 140.5
8     Istanbul Gülek Boǧazi hoard 59 = Bland 1996, 140.3
9     Winterthur: G 6753 GrMW III, 586 = Ganschow 889b
10     CGT coll. = Naumann 65, 6 May 2018, lot 420 = Ganschow 889a
11     Henseler 1379 = Ganschow 889a