Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Gordian III, struck under Lepidus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.00 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

69.6

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: Tyche stands, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., January 8, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour