Coin of Corydalla with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Lycia, Corydalla

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.89 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

66.272

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: Cult-statue of Artemis Eleuthera in tetrastyle temple.
Inscription in Greek around.

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