Aureus with bust of Gordian III

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 241–243


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.38 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1981.291

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG
Reverse: Sol stands, right hand raised, left hand holds globe.
AETER NITATIAVG

Provenance

By 1981: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, September 16, 1981

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour