Coin of Soli-Pompeiopolis with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 240–241


Mint: Cilicia, Soli-Pompeiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.563

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek around and in fields.
Reverse: Apollo standing left with branch in hand, quiver over shoulder.
Inscription in Greek around and in fields.

The inscription in the field on the reverse indicates the denomination of 6 Assaria.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III