Coin of Tium with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1242

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Beacon light of torch-like shape.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.