Tetradrachm of Caesarea with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.46 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left, holding spear over right shoulder, shield at his left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus. Countermark at right, head (?).
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue.
By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour