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ID:     100858
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Cappadocia
City:     Caesarea
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 241-242 (regnal year 5)
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     3.25 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate head righ
Reverse Legend:     MHTPO KAI B NЄ / · / ETE
Reverse Description:     View of Mt. Argaeus; ● in right field (Date ETE In Ex.)
Primary Reference:     Bland 126
Photograph Credit:     Triskeles Auctions
Special Comments:     Bland (p. 298) shows that the pellets in the reverse field of Gordian's silver coinage from Caesarea signify the denomination, with two pellets found on didrachms and a single pellet on drachms
Price Sold For:     180 USD
Date Sold:     6/6/2013
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     Triskeles Auctions Auction 4: Lot No. 82