Coin of Antioch with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 25.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.559

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSA V G
Reverse: Emperor galloping right, raising spear at mountain lioness.
CAESAN TIOCHCOL Below: SR

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III