Coin of Daldis with bust of Gordian III, struck under L. Aur. Hephaestion

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Daldis

Dimensions

Diameter: 49.5 mm. Weight: 32.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1983.226

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: Three figures reclining beneath trees in center.
At left, temple with horse below.
At right,winged figure above and uncertain figure below.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1983: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (Numismatic Fine Arts Auction 12, March 23-24, 1983, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, lot 389); purchased at Numismatic Fine Arts auction on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, NY 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, May 11, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour