Coin of Prusias-ad-Hypium with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D 238–244


Mint: Bithynia, Prusias-ad-Hypium

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.380

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gordian III right.
Countermarks: male head right and Greek letter (rho?).
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped male bust right (Demos?).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection; by 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour