Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias
Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 17.43 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize crown on table with curved legs of lion’s heads and feet.
Amphora and two palms beneath table. Purse on each side of crown.
Crown inscribed in Greek. Table inscribed in Greek.
Greek inscription around.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour