Coin of Phaselis with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Lycia, Phaselis
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 20.46 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek
Reverse: Athena stands, head right, spear in right hand with serpent entwined around the lower end, shield in her left hand.
Inscription in Greek.
By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, 106 Central Park South, New York City, December 9, 1982, lot 422); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 12, 1984
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour