RPC VII.2, 3396

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3396
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year Ζ = 7, reduced standard
Dating AD 244
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Ζ
Reverse design six ears of corn tied together
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.77 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 907a–b; Bland 1996, 182–3; S 616 corr., 616a
Specimens 8
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 907b; Bland 1996, 182), ΚΑΙ Β Ν (Ganschow 907a; Bland 1996, 183) or ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν (Ganschow —; Bland 1996, —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 18274420, Löbb. Bland 1996, 182.1
2     C SNG Lewis 1725 = Ganschow 907b
3     NY: 1911.94.2 Bland 1996, 183.1
4     Henseler 1412 = Ganschow 907b
5     Henseler 1413 = Hirsch 186, 10 May 1995, lot 1328 = Bland 1996, 182.2
6     Noble Numismatics 96, 5 Apr. 2011, lot 3058 = Schulman NY, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott coll.), lot 2413 = Ganschow 907a
7     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 525 = Roma Numismatics 18, 27 June 2015, lot 698
8     Trade (London Ancient Coins, VCoins, Dec. 2020)