Coin of Sardis with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.96 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1279

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: Zeus stands, head left, holding sceptre in left hand, eagle on outstretched right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour