Coin of Carrhae with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Mesopotamia, Carrhae

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.568

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: Crescent above veiled, turreted bust of Tyche left; at left, cult image on pillar.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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