Coin of Tomis with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Moesia, Tomis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.915

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: Serapis standing, cornucopia on left arm, phiale in right hand over lighted altar.
Inscriptions in Greek in field and around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III