Coin of Smyrna with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.06 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

88.27

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, profile to right, laureate.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles with club.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation