RPC VII.2, 3353

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3353
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 ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design draped bust of Tyche, r.; on her head, small view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 890b–c; Bland 1996, 104–5; S 613k–l
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads either ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 890b; Bland 1996, 105; S 613l) or ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 890c; Bland 1996, 104; S 613k).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.2721 SNG vA 6530 = Bland 1996, 105.1
2     L: 1920,0728.68 Weber 7820 = Bland 1996, 105.2 corr.
3     P: 720 Bland 1996, 104.1
4     B: 18274379, Fox Bland 1996, 105.3
5     NY: 1944.100.62629 Bland 1996, 104.2
6     Yale: 2001.87.12349 Ganschow 890b
7     C. Rhodes coll.
8     Henseler 1384 = CNG 244 10 Nov. 2010, lot 592 = Ganschow 890b
9     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 35, 6 Sept. 2015, lot 521 = Ganschow 890c