Coin of Aperlae with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Lycia, Aperlae

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 16.78 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

66.271

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Garlanded altar on two steps.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour