RPC VII.2, 3376

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3376
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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ ϹƐ
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Ɛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; to r., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.10 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 898f–h; Bland 1991a, 66; S 604b corr. (mistakenly gives rev. legend as ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ)
Specimens 8
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 898f; Bland 1991a, —), ΚΑΙϹA Β Ν (Ganschow 898g; Bland 1991a, 66) or ΚΑΙϹΑ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 898h; Bland 1991a, —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 730 Ganschow 898h
2     G SNG 2284 = Bland 1991a, 66.1
3     CGT coll. = Ganschow 898g
4     CNG EA 310, 4 Sept. 2013, lot 335 = Ganschow 898h
5     ✸ Henseler 1399 = Ganschow 898f
6     Henseler 1400 = Ganschow 898g
7     Henseler 1401 = Roma Numismatics 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 1023 = Ganschow 898h
8     VAuctions 292, 6 Dec. 2012, lot 97 = Agora 35, 23 June 2015, lot 167 = Ganschow 898g