RPC VII.2, 3371

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3371
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Ɛ = 5
Dating AD 242
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β ΝƐ, ƐΤ Ɛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; to l. and r., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 5.82 g
Axis 11
Reference Ganschow 897a–b; Bland 1991a, 65; Bland 1996, 65A
Specimens 5
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 897a; Bland 1996, 65A) or ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 897b; Bland 1991a, 65).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ V: GR 20198 Bland 1996, 65.2
2     Milan: 7320 Bland 1991a, 65.1
3     CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1293 = Bland 1996, 65A
4     CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1294 = Bland 1996, 65.3
5     Hess-Dietrich Auktion Tigurina, 27 Oct. 1988, lot 159 = Ganschow 897b