Coin of Ephesus in alliance with Alexandria with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Asia: Ionia and Egypt, Ephesus and Alexandria (Alliance)
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 12.88 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Sarapis seated left, scepter in left hand, cult statue of Ephesian Artemis on right. Cerberus to left at his feet.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III