Coin of Daldis with bust of Gordian III, struck under L. Aur. Hephaestion

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244

Mint: Asia: Lydia, Daldis


Diameter: 49.5 mm. Weight: 32.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Three figures reclining beneath trees in center.
At left, temple with horse below.
At right,winged figure above and uncertain figure below.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.


By 1983: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (Numismatic Fine Arts Auction 12, March 23-24, 1983, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, lot 389); purchased at Numismatic Fine Arts auction on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, NY 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, May 11, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour