Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 18.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1174

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Counterstamp on neck.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena standing, head left, holds Nike with wreath in right hand, left rests on shield. Spear behind shield.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

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