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: 33.5 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

64.564

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Couunterstamped.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Woman standing to right, holding up mirror.
Inscription in Greek around and in fields.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III