RPC VII.2, 3398

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3398
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 ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟ ϹƐ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) Β ΝƐ, ƐΤ Ζ
Reverse design six ears of corn tied together
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 6.63 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 907p–q; Bland 1996, 192–3
Specimens 21
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙ (Ganschow 907p; Bland 1996, 193) or ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 907q; Bland 1996, 192).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 347 = Bland 1996, 193.4
2     L: 1874,0715.387 BMC 348 = Bland 1996, 193.3
3     B: 18274414, Löbb. Bland 1996, 193.1
4     G SNG 2285 = Bland 1996, 193.2
5     NY: 1944.100.62499 Bland 1996, 193.5
6     Leeds-UL: 1008 Ganschow 907p
7     Münster: M 1381
8     V-ON SNG Leypold 2812 = Ganschow 907p
9     Yale: 2001.87.11552 Bland 1996, 193.9
10     Yale: 2004.6.3556 P. R. Franke coll. = Ganschow 907p
11     ✸ Auctiones 15, 18 Sept. 1985, lot 360 = Peus 410, 31 Oct. 2013, lot 751 = Bland 1996, 193.7
12     C. Rhodes coll.
13     C. Rhodes coll.
14     CGT coll. = Ganschow 907p
15     CNG 272, 25 Jan. 2012, lot 247 = Ganschow 907p
16     Empire Coins FPL 72, 1994, lot 152 = CNR 15, 3, lot 363 = Bland 1996, 192.1
17     Forum Ancient Coins = Ganschow 907p
18     Lanz 52, 14 May 1990, lot 620 = Bland 1996, 193.8
19     Malloy 12, 25 Apr. 1978, lot 587 = Bland 1996, 193.10
20     Trade (Dorney, VCoins, 2021)
21     Trade (eBay, Dec. 2020) = Ganschow 907q