Coin of Thessalonica with bust of Gordian III

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.920

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike to left, holding Kabeiros and palm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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