Coin of Tiberiopolis with bust of Gordian III, struck under Aur. Ponticus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Tiberiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1147

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: Artemis standing, head left, quiver on shoulder, holds lighted torch in right hand, bow in left. At left, stag to left. At right, cult statue of Artemis, holding lighted torch in left hand.
Inscription in Greek around
Inscriptions in Greek.above stag and traces of TI  in field at right

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