Coin of Phaselis with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Lycia, Phaselis

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.306

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: Ship to left, standard in bow.
Four oarsman and helmsman within.
Three dolphins below.
Inscription in Greek above and below.

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 1, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour