Coin of Tarsus with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 15.98 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1428

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in fields.
Reverse: Nike stands on globe, head left, holding wreath in right hand, palm-branch in left.
Inscription in Greek around and in fields.

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