Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Gordian III and Serapis, struck under Menophilus
Mint: Moesia, Marcianopolis
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.93 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right facing draped bust of Serapis wearing modius.
Inscriptions in Greek below and around.
Reverse: Nemesis stands to left, cornucopia on left arm, scales in right hand, wheel at right side.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and around.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour