Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 24.64 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.433

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Centaur to right, bow and arrow in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen, auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 398); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 16, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour