Coin of Casae with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Cilicia, Casae

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.12 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.394

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: Zeus seated right, scepter in right hand, left hand reaching down to eagle at his feet.
Inscription in Greek.
Obverse partially overstruck.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour