RPC VII.2, 3369


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3369
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 ΚΑΙϹΑ, ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design temple with two columns enclosing view of Mount Argaeus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 10, 12
Reference Ganschow 906; Bland 1996 —
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note The year (Δ) is on its side, and has been read as Ϛ, but the coin comes from the same obv. die as https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/21859, which suggests it is indeed from year 4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Triton 12, Jan. 2010, lot 1394 (part of) C82
2 2     Henseler 1411B, ex Zeus 222, 2022, lot 506