Coin of Antioch with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 25.20 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.555

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAVG
Reverse: Two Victories supporting shield on palm tree, at base of which sit two captives.
CAESANTIOCHCOL In ex.: SR

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour