Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 11.16 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma standing to left, holding spear in left hand.
In field at left: LE (year 5)
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse