Coin of Rhodiapolis with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Lycia, Rhodiapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 20.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.296

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: Artemis, looking right, holds bow in left hand and with right draws arrow from quiver.
Stag right at her feet. In field left: triskeles.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour