Coin of Germe with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Germe

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.539

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 standing, facing, looking to left, with club, lion’s skin over his left shoulder.
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