Coin of Epiphanea with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Cilicia, Epiphanea

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 23.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1509

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes standing holds purse in right hand, caduceus in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour