Coin of Hypaepa with bust of Gordian III, struck under Ael. Dom. Taetas

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Hypaepa

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 12.12 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1232

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Countermark: standing figure?
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo standing right, holding cult image.
Lyre on Ionic column at right.
Inscriptions in Greek in field, in exergue, and around.

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