Coin of Germe with bust of Gordian III, struck under C. Aurelius Apollonides

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Germe

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.27 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1341

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: Dionysos stands, head left, thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right.
Panther at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour