Coin of Arycanda with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Lycia, Arycanda

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.22 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.248

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: Herakles stands, club in right hand, lionskin on left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 98); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour