Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 241–242


Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1204

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: Prize crown with two palm branches on table. Vase below table.
Palm branch on each side of table.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

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