RPC VII.2, 3389

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3389
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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ(Α) Β Ν, ƐΝΤ(Ι)(Χ), ƐΤ Ϛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.91 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 901–2; Bland 1996, 102, 102A, 178–9; S 615c
Specimens 12
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙϹΑ ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 901; Bland 1996, 178; S 615c), ΚΑΙϹ ƐΝΤ (Ganschow —; Bland 1996 —), ΚΑΙϹ ƐΝΤΙ (Ganschow 902; Bland 1996, 102, 179) or ΚΑΙϹ ƐΝΤΙΧ (Ganschow —; Bland 1996, 102A).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 736 Bland 1996, 102.1
2     P: 731 Bland 1996, 178.2
3     Cop SNG 310 = Bland 1996, 178.1
4     O: Christ Church 1756 Bland 1996, 179.1
5     CGT coll. = Ganschow 901
6     CGT coll. = Ganschow 902
7     ✸ Henseler 1408 = Ganschow 901
8     Henseler 1409 = Ganschow 902
9     Malloy 18, 1 Dec. 1980, lot 682 = Bland 1996, 178.3
10     Naumann 82, 6 Oct. 2019, lot 352 = Ganschow 901
11     Trade (Ancient Numismatic Enterprise, VCoins, Dec. 2020)
12     Trade (eBay, 31 Jan. 2012)