Coin of Metropolis with bust of Gordian III, struck under Aur. Bassus
Mint: Asia: Ionia, Metropolis
Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 17.80 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor (?) standing between armed heroes.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III