Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Bithynia, Heraclea Pontica

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 5.99 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.323

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: Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent from patera held in left hand.
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, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

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