Coin of Tarsus with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus
Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 13.06 gm. Die Axis: 1
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
In field at left and right Greek letter.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Three-legged table, on which double hieratic crown with series of heads.
Inner crown has five heads, central one crowned by two Nikai.
Two (?) heads on outer crown and five Greek letters.
Greek inscriptions within inner crown, under table and around.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour