RPC VII.2, 3345


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3345
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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑ[ΝΟϹ]
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν, ΕΝΤΙ, ΕΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 11
Reference Ganschow p. 353; Bland 1996, 127
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note This coin is worn and some of the details of its description are not clear, but there do seem to be traces of a radiate crown. The coin could have been struck in Year 6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18274386, Knobelsdorff Bland 1996, 127.1