RPC VII.2, 3342

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3342
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 radiate 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
Average weight 11.74 g
Axis 12
Reference Ganschow 881g–h; Bland 1996, 107–8; S 606a, 613d
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow 881g; Bland 1996, 107; S 613b), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν (Ganschow 881h; Bland 1996, 108; S 606a), or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow —; Bland 1996, —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Cop SNG 308 = Bland 1996, 108.1
2     NY: 1944.100.62628 Hess, 28 Apr. 1936, lot 216 = Bland 1996, 107.1
3     Zeus EA 21, 26 Dec. 2021, lot 562