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
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 16 mm
Average weight 3.92 g
Axis 10
Reference Ganschow 906; Bland 1996 —
Specimens 1
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 Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Triton 12, Jan. 2010, lot 1394 (part of) C82