Coin of Antioch with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 26.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1230

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANOVSAVG
Reverse: Priest ploughing right with yoke of oxen.
Two standards behind.
In exergue: SR Inscription around has the letter A without crossbar.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 4954); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour