Coin of Odessus with busts of Gordian III and Tranquillina
Mint: Thrace, Odessus
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.21 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III at left facing draped bust of Tranquillina wearing stephane at right.
Inscriptions In Greek around and below.
Reverse: Athena, in helmet and tunic, looking left, holds spear in left hand, shield in right. In field at left: E
Inscription in Greek.
By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour