RPC VII.2, 3351

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3351
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 front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π)(Ο) ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΝΤ(ΙΧ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.00 g
Axis 10, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 883b–e, 885a; Bland 1996, 123–6
Specimens 15
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ … ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883e; Bland 1996, 123), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹΑ … ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883d; Bland 1996, 124), ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙϹ … ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883c; Bland 1996, —), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ … ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 883b; Bland 1996, 125), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ … ƐΝΤΙ (Ganschow —; Bland —) or ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ … ƐΝΤΙΧ (Ganschow 885a; Bland 1996, 126).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 18274383 Bland 1996, 123.1
2     Mu: 118 Bland 1996, 125.1
3     Mu: 117 Bland 1996, 126.1
4     Bern: N/82.1804 SNG Righetti 1804 = Ganschow 883c
5     Bern: N/82.1805 SNG Righetti 1805 = Ganschow 885a
6     Dresden: AAC 3072 Ganschow 883c
7     Tübingen SNG 4704 = Ganschow 885a
8     CGT coll. = Ganschow 883c
9     CGT coll. = Ganschow 883c
10     CGT coll. = Ganschow 885a
11     CGT coll. = Ganschow 885a
12     CGT coll. = Ganschow —
13     CNG, Triton 13, 5 Jan. 2010, lot 1394, C75 = Ganschow 883c
14     Hirsch 81, 22 Feb. 1994, lot 815 = Hirsch 185, 15 Feb. 1995, lot 1234 = Bland 1996, 126.2
15     Kricheldorf 30, 5 Apr. 1976, lot 254 = Bland 1996, 124.1