Coin of Thessalonica with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.96 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.2149

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: Agonistic table on which prize crown with palm.
At left, five apples, at right, purse.
Inscription in Greek around and above.

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour