Coin of Hadrianopolis with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Thrace, Hadrianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.34 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

63.1085

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: Coiled serpent.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour