Coin of Aphrodisias with with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias
Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 20.72 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Table, supported by legs with lion’s heads and feet, on which is prize crown flanked each side by purse. Amphora below table.
Inscription in Greek around and on prize crown.
(Note that original reverse description appears on media screen with urn instead of prize crown.)
By 1962: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour