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: 19.43 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

66.852

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: Aphrodite standing right, holding mirror?
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 81); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock