Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 8.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.340

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: Demeter standing, head left, holding torch in each 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