RPC VII.2, 3381

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3381
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Ϛ = 6
Dating AD 243
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 Β Ν, ƐΤ Ϛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on plain altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.82 g
Axis 5, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 899d; Bland 1996, 101A and 173
Specimens 12
Note Bland 101A is a coin of year 3, but it should read ƐΤ Ϛ (year 6).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18274408, Löbb. Bland 1996, 173.1
2     NY: 1953.171.1421 Bland 1996, 173.2
3     ✸ NY: 1953.171.1424 Bland 1996, 173.3
4     B. Michaux coll.
5     C. Rhodes coll.
6     CNG, Triton 13, 5 Jan. 2010, lot 1394 C80
7     Crédit de la Bourse, 12 July 1997, lot 95
8     Jacquier 16, autumn 1994, lot 370 = Bland 1996, 101A.1
9     Nomos obolos 5, 26 June 2016, lot 731
10     Private coll. I. H., Oslo = Bland 1996, 173.5
11     Roma Numismatics EA 76, 5 Nov. 2020, lot 758
12     Savoca 102 Blue, 8 May 2021, lot 661