Coin of Antioch with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 26.03 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.560

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Gordian III to right.
IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAV G
Reverse: In center: SR
Above and below: ANTIOCH/COLONIA
Around: COLONIACAESARIA ANTIOCHIA
(all A’s lack the crossbar)

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