Coin of Apamea with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Apamea
Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 27.31 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, radiate, draped, and cuirassed, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At right, chest or ark with open lid. Within, draped man and woman looking left. At left same (?) two figures standing front. Above them dove flies right carrying olive branch. Another bird sits on lid of chest.
Inscriptions in Greek on chest, around, and in exergue.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour