RPC VII.2, 3350


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3350
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 radiate head of Gordian III, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑ Β Ν, ΕΝΤΙ, ΕΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 12
Reference Ganschow 884b corr.; Bland 1996, 120 corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note The private coll. specimen allows for a corrected reading of the obv. legend (ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ, instead of ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ ϹƐ).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 20196 Bland 1996, 120.1
2 2     ✸ B. Michaux coll.
3 3     Henseler 1369A = Zeus Numismatics EA 13, 31 Oct. 2020, lot 684