Coin of Arnea with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Lycia, Arnea

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 22.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1999.27

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: Pan standing with right hand raised, in left, lagobolon (?).
Inscription in Greek.

Two holes for attachment at positions 3 and 9.

Provenance

By 1976: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour