Coin of Tium with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Bithynia, Tium
Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.13 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left, holding spear and shield with quadriga.
Inscription in Greek. Countermark: H
Reverse: Zeus enthroned to left, eagle before him.
Inscription in Greek.
1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa. (said to be from the art market in Turkey); November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 375.- (this is the total price for 61.1121-61.1127)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour