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Coin of Accilaeum with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike standing to left, right foot on globe, holds wreath in right hand, palm in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 1); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–244

Mint

Accilaeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.790

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins