RPC VII.2, 3339

 

Image of specimen #18

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3339
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 ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on plain altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 881k–m; Bland 1996, 111–12, 114
Specimens 31 (9 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 881k; Bland 1996, 112); ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹA Β Ν (Ganschow 881l; Bland 1996, 111) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 881m; Bland 114).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 722 Bland 1996, 112.4
2 2     P: 721 Ganschow 881l = Bland 1996, 114.1 (corr.)
3 3     B: 18274393, Löbb. Bland 1996, 111.1
4 4     B: 18274394 Bland 1996, 112.2
5 5     C: 115-1992 Ganschow 881k
6 6     Mu: 115b Bland 1996, 111.3
7 7     Mu: 115c Bland 1996, 112.6
8 8     NY: 1953.171.1419 Bland 1996, 112.1
9 9     V: GR 20197 Bland 1996, 112.5
10 10     Anamur SNG 423
11 11     Anamur SNG 423 = Ganschow 881k
12 12     Milan: Brera 7324 Bland 1996, 111.2
13 13     Tübingen SNG 4703 = Ganschow 881l
14 14     Yale: 1938.6000.2735 Dura Final Report 2081, pl. XLII = Bland 1996, 112.3
15 15     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 881k
16 16     CGT coll. = Ganschow 881k
17 17     CGT coll. = Ganschow 881k
18 18     ✸ CGT coll. = Savoca 3rd Blue, 26 Nov. 2017, lot 597 = Ganschow 881k
19 19     CNA 22, 2 Sept. 1992, lot 661 = Bland 1996, 111.4
20 20     CNG EA 78, 26 Nov. 2003, lot 68 = Ganschow 881k
21 21     Henseler 1360 = Ganschow 881k
22 22     M&M GmbH 32, 26 May 2010, lot 275 = Lanz 147, 2009, lot 446 = Ganschow 881k
23 23     Malloy 34, 21 Oct. 1992, lot 432 = Bland 1996, 112.7
24 24     Münzzentrum 110, 2 May 2002, lot 237 = Ganschow 881m
25 25     Oslo Myntgalleri AS 16, 4 May 2019, lot 42 = Ganschow 881m
26 26     Roma Numismatics EA 78, 17 Dec. 2020, lot 917 = Roma Numismatics EA 63, 7 Nov. 2019, lot 548 = Ganschow 881k
27 27     Themis 5, 4 Jan. 2020, lot 331 = Ganschow 881k
28 28     Themis 7, 27 June 2020, 657 = Ganschow 881l
29 29     Themis 7, 27 June 2020, 662 = Ganschow 881l
30 30     Trade (Biga Numismatiek, VCoins, Aug. 2020)
31 31     Trade (eBay, July 2020) = Ganschow 881k