RPC VII.2, 3348

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3348
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 head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΝΤ(Ι), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.91 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 883a, 884a; Bland 1996, 121–2; S 615c corr., 613h–i
Specimens 18
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν, ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883a; Bland 1996, 121; S 615c corr.) or ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν, ƐΝΤΙ (Ganschow 884a; Bland 1996, 122; S 613h–i).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18274411, Löbb. Bland 1996, 121.1
2     B: 18274385, Rauch Bland 1996, 122.1
3     B: 18274387, Löbb. Bland 1996, 122.2
4     G SNG 2282 = Bland 1996, 121.2
5     NY: 1944.100.62625 Bland 1996, 122.3
6     NY: 1953.171.1415 Bland 1996, 122.4
7     NY: 1944.100.62627 Bland 1996, 122.5
8     ✸ V: GR 29130 Bland 1996, 121.4
9     Anamur: 1.1693.91 SNG 426 = Ganschow 884a
10     Istanbul Gülek Boǧazi hoard 55 = Bland 1996, 122.8
11     Mu-PS: 4077 Bland 1996, 121.3
12     CGT coll. = Ganschow 884a
13     CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 590 = Ganschow 884a
14     CNG EA 352, 3 June 2015, lot 344 = Kuenker 32, 3 Dec. 2014, lot 96 = Ganschow 884a
15     Colosseum 27, 2 Sept. 1987, lot 130 = Bland 1996, 122.7
16     Henseler 1368 = Schulman, New York, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott), lot 2411 = SKA Bern, 1, 22 Apr. 1983, lot 410 = Lanz 32, 29 Apr. 1985, lot 746 = SKA 50, 1986, lot 101 = CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 591 = Bland 1996, 122.6
17     Henseler 1369 = Ganschow 884a
18     Themis7, 27 June 2020, 665