Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.83 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize crown containing palm branch on table.
Inscriptions in Greek on table, around, and in exergue.
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