Coin of Philomelium with head of Gordian III, struck under Cor. Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Philomelium

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.78 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.530

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Gordian III right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River-god Gallos, recumbent left, holds reed in left hand, cornucopia in right.
At right, inverted vase.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour