Coin of Limyra with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Lycia, Limyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 20.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.859

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: Humped bull standing to left and dog to right, heads lowered, drinking.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour