RPC VII.2, 3338


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3338
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 ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ(Ο) ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on plain altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 881b; Bland 1996, 109
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rev. reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ B N (Ganschow 881b; Bland 1996, 109), ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙϹ B N (Ganschow —; Bland —) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow —; Bland —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ G SNG 2280
2 2     Anamur: 5.196.2004 SNG 425
3 3     Trade (Praefectus, VCoins, Aug. 2020)