Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Two countermarks (one is uncertain).
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche stands at left, holding rudder and cornucopia.
At right emperor, in military attire, holds spear in left hand and reaches out with wreath in right hand to crown Tyche.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
See attached media
By date unknown: William Stevenson Smith Collection; bequest of William Stevenson Smith to MFA, April 8, 1970
Bequest of William Stevenson Smith