Coin of Perinthus with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Thrace, Perinthus

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 33.85 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

64.2153

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: Herakles to right, wrestling with Nemean lion.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour