RPC VII.2, 3349

 

Image of specimen #31

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3349
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 rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ(Ο)(Π) ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν, ƐΝ(Τ)(Ι)(Χ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.64 g
Axis 1, 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 882, 883f–g, 884c, 885b–d, 886; Bland 1996, 128–34; S 607b, 613g corr., 613j
Specimens 57
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ...ƐΝ (Ganschow 882; Bland 1996, —), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙ[ ]...ƐΝΤΙΧ (Ganschow 885d; Bland 1996, 128; S 607b), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹ...ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883g; Bland 1996, 129), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ...ƐΝΤΙΧ (Ganschow 885c; Bland 1996, 130; S 613g corr.), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ...ƐΝΤΧ (Ganschow 886; Bland 1996, 131), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ...ƐΝΤΙ (Ganschow 884c; Bland 1996, 132; S 613j), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ...ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883f; Bland 1996, 133) or ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙϹ...ƐΝΤΙΧ (Ganschow 885b; Bland 1996, 134).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 725 Bland 1996, 130.2
2     P: 723 Bland 1996, 132.1
3     P: 724 Bland 1996, 132.2
4     P: AA.GR.1175, Seymour de Ricci Bland 1996, 132.4
5     B: 18274390, 1976/42 Bland 1996, 130.5
6     B: 18274384, Löbb. ZgM p. 21, no. 69 = Bland 1996, 129.2
7     B: 18274388, Löbb. ZgM p. 21, no. 70 = Ganschow 886
8     B: 18274389, Löbb. ZgM p. 21, no. 71 = Bland 1996, 130.1
9     Cop SNG 307 = Bland 1996, 132.5
10     NY: 1944.100.62626 Bland 1996, 130.4
11     NY: 1953.171.1418 Bland 1996, 132.3
12     NY: 1953.171.1416 Bland 1996, 132.7
13     NY: 1944.100.62631 Bland 1996, 133.1
14     NY: 1953.171.1417 Bland 1996, 133.3
15     NY: 1944.100.62623 Bland 1996, 134.1
16     O: Milne Bland 1996, 132.6
17     V: GR 20199 Bland 1996, 130.3
18     Beirut-AUB: C7427 Ganschow 883f
19     Beirut-AUB: C7426 Ganschow 886
20     Istanbul Gülek Boǧazi hoard 54 = Bland 1996, 128.1
21     Milan: Brera 7323 Bland 1996, 129.1
22     Münster: M 1380 = Ganschow 883g
23     Yale: 2004.6.3555, P. R. Franke = Ganschow 883g
24     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 883f
25     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 884c
26     Bertolami EA 50, 10 Dec. 2017, lot 546 = Ganschow 883g
27     CGT coll. = Ganschow 883f
28     CGT coll. = Ganschow 884c
29     CNG EA 219, 30 Sept. 2009, lot 361 = Ganschow 883f
30     Elsen 54, 13 June 1998, lot 640 = Ganschow 884c
31     ✸ Henseler 1364 = Ganschow 882
32     Henseler 1365 = Ganschow 883f
33     Henseler 1366 = Ganschow 883f
34     Henseler 1367 = Ganschow 883f
35     Henseler 1370 = Münzzentrum 135, 2007, lot 1021 = Ganschow 884c
36     Henseler 1371 = Ganschow 884c
37     Henseler 1372 = Ganschow 885c
38     Henseler 1373 = Leipziger Münzhandlung 4, 31 Aug. 2015, lot 162 = Ganschow 885c
39     Henseler 1410 = Ganschow 885c
40     Henseler 1422 = Ganschow 885c = Bland 1996, 102A/1 = Muller 72, 23 Oct. 1992, lot 185
41     Hirsch 261, 7 May 2009, lot 798 = Ganschow 884c
42     Jacquier 16, spring 1994, lot 371 = Bland 1996, 132.8
43     London Ancient Coins 42, 1 Apr. 2015, 273 = Ganschow 884c
44     Müller 72, 23 Oct. 1992, lot 185 = Bland 1996, 102A.1
45     Rauch Summer 2009, 17 Sept. 2009, lot 1079 = Ganschow 884c
46     Saint Paul Antiques 17, 30 June 2018, lot 438 = Savoca 91, 13 Dec. 2020, lot 499 = Ganschow 884c
47     Savoca 107 Blue, 10 July 2021, lot 714
48     Savoca 11, 18 Dec. 2016, lot 467 = Savoca 15, 28 May 2017, lot 376 = Ganschow 885c
49     Savoca 112 Blue, 11 Sept. 2021, lot 1252
50     Savoca 112 Blue, 11 Sept. 2021, lot 1252
51     SNG vA 6528 = Bland 1996, 133.2
52     Themis 2, 20 July 2019, lot 135 = Ganschow 884c
53     Themis 6, 29 Feb. 2020, lot 416 = Ganschow 883f
54     Trade (Biga Numismatiek, VCoinsm Aug. 2020) = Ganschow 884c
55     Trade (eBay, 31 July 2020) = Ganschow 884c
56     Trade (eBay, Dec. 2020) = Ganschow 884c
57     Trade (London Ancient Coins, VCoins, Aug. 2020) = Bertolami 105, 21 Oct. 2021, lot 2416 = Ganschow 883f