RPC VII.2, 3335

 

Image of specimen #19

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3335
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 ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π)(Ο)(ΛƐWϹ) ΚΑΙϹΑ(Ρ)(Ι)(Α)(Ϲ) ƐΝΤΙ(Χ)(Ι)(ΟΝ) Β Ν(Ɛ) ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design inscription in five lines within wreath; view of Mount Argaeus in centre of first line of inscription
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.53 g
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 888a–g; Bland 1996, 146–51; S 610 corr.
Specimens 24
Die-links 8: same rev. die as 3333/1.
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐWϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν (Ganschow 888f; Bland 1996, 146), ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ ƐΝΤΙΧΙON Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 888g; Bland 1996, 147), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ ƐΝΤΙΧ Β Ν (Ganschow 888e; Bland 1996, 148; S 610 corr.), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ ƐΝΤΙ Β Ν (Ganschow 888d; Bland 1996, 149), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ ƐΝΤΙΧI Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 888c; Bland 1996, 150) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ ƐΝΤΙΧΙ Β Ν (Ganschow 888a; Bland 1996, 151).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1895,0508,205 BMC 345 = Bland 1996, 148.2
2     P: 728 Bland 1996, 150.1
3     B: 18274400, 1878/593 Bland 1996, 146.2
4     B: 18274402, Löbb. Bland 1996, 147.2
5     B: 18274396, Fox Bland 1996, 148.1
6     B: 18274398, I-B ZgM p. 21, no. 72 = Bland 1996, 149.1
7     B: 18274399, Löbb. ZgM p. 22, no. 73 = Bland 1996, 148.5
8     B: 18274395, Löbb. ZgM p. 22, no. 74 = Bland 1996, 151.1
9     V: GR 20195 Bland 1996, 148.3
10     V: GR 20194 Bland 1996, 149.2
11     Bern: N/82.1806 Ganschow 888d
12     Boston: 1963.949 Hesperia Art Bulletin 25, 1963, 184 = Bland 1996, 147.1
13     Brussels: 55555 Bland 1996, 148.4
14     V-ON SNG Leypold 2814 = Ganschow 888e
15     B. Michaux collection = Ganschow 888a
16     CGT coll. = Ganschow 888g
17     CNG 203, 28 Jan. 2008, 349 = Ganschow 888e
18     Henseler 1374 = Grün 18, 1996, lot 268 = Ganschow 888c
19     ✸ Henseler 1375 = Ganschow 888f = Myers, FPL 1972, lot 113 = Bland 1996, 146.1
20     Henseler 1376 = Ganschow 888g
21     Savoca Blue 3, 25 Nov. 2017, lot 596 = Ganschow 888f
22     Trade (Biga Numismatiek, Vcoins, Aug. 2020) = Ganschow 888f
23     Trade (Forum Ancient Coins, 2020) = Ganschow 888c
24     Trade (London Ancient Coins, VCoins, May 2021) = Ganschow 888e