Coin of Thessalonica with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 11.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.427

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike looking left, holding palm in left hand and in right, Kabeiros-figure (Lar).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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