Coin of Neocaesarea with head of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 241–242


Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1303

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: Prize crown, containing palm, on table. Palm on side of table.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 109); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour