RPC VII.2, 3399

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3399
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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ(Ο) ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Ζ
Reverse design six ears of corn tied together
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 5, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 907c–f; Bland 1996, 182–6; S 616 corr., 616a
Specimens 13 (4 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 907f; Bland 184), MHTPO KAIC B N (Ganschow —; Bland —), ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 907e; Bland —), ΜΗΤΡO ΚΑΙ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 907d; Bland 185),ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙ Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 907b; Bland 182)or ΜΗΤΡ ΚΑΙ Β Ν (Ganschow 907c; Bland 186).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 739 Bland 1996, 184.3
2 2     B: 18274417, Löbb. Bland 1996, 184.1
3 3     B: 18274419, I-B Bland 1996, 184.2
4 4     B: 18274418, Löbb. Bland 1996, 186.1
5 5     Boston: 63.2641 Woodward
6 6     Brussels: 65064 Bland 1996, 185.2
7 7     Yale: 2001.87.11554 Bland 1996, 184.4
8 8     CGT coll. = Ganschow 907d
9 9     Jacquier 27, 2001, lot 285 = Jacquier 25, 2000, lot 531 = Jacquier 24, 2000, lot 403 = Müller 20, May 1977, lot 367 = Ganschow 907e
10 10     ✸ Savoca 12, 22 Jan. 2017, lot 406 = Ganschow 907d
11 11     SNG vA 6531 = Bland 1996, 185.1
12 12     Trade (eBay, July 2020)
13 13     Trade (Pavlou, VCoins, Aug. 2020) = Ganschow 907e