RPC VII.2, 3373

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3373
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Ɛ = 5
Dating AD 242
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ 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 ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β ΝƐ, ƐΤ Ɛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; to l. and r., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 5.65 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 897f–g; Bland 1991a, 61–2
Specimens 15
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹΑ (Ganschow 897g; Bland 1991a, 61) or ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 897f; Bland 1991a, 62).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 729 Bland 1991a, 62.1
2     B: 18274515, 1920/773 Bland 1991a, 62.1
3     O: Walker Bland 1991a, 61.1
4     B. Michaux coll. = Bertolami EA 105, 21 Oct. 2021, lot 2417
5     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow 897f
6     CNG EA 392, 1 Mar. 2017, lot 410 = Ganschow 897f
7     CNG EA 95, 4 Aug. 2004, lot 99 = CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1292a = Ganschow 897f
8     ✸ CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1292b = VAuctions 223, 5 Mar. 2009, lot 65 = Ganschow 897f
9     CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1295 = Ganschow 897g
10     CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1296a = Henseler 1390 = Ganschow 897g
11     CNG MBS 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1296b = Henseler 1391 = Ganschow 897g
12     Helios 2, 25 Nov. 2008, lot 383 = Ganschow 897f
13     Münzzentrum Rheinland 151, 21 Mar. 2009, lot 422 = Ganschow 897g
14     Naumann 53, 7 May 2017, lot 587 = Ganschow 897f
15     V Auctions 29 Sept. 2011, lot 270 = Ganschow 897g