Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 242–244


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 5.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

17.3348

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, radiate and draped to right.
IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG
Reverse: Mars marching left, holding an olive branch in the right hand and a shield and a reversed spear in the left.
MARTI PACIFERO

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917.

Credit Line

Source unidentified