Coin of Marcianopolis with bust of Gordian III, struck under Tertullianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Moesia, Marcianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 24.73 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.2154

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, cuirassed, draped half-figure of Gordian III to left holding orb in left hand, right raised.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Gordian III stands at left, being crowned by Nike at right.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour