Coin of Samos with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1112

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: Tyche standing, head left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour