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Coin of Adada with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing, head left, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 90); 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

Adada, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 6.45 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.867

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins