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Coin of Antioch with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAVG Reverse: At left, Gordian stands to right holding genius of city in left hand and grasping right hand of Antiochia standing at right. She holds sceptre in left hand. Both are on pedestals. Altar between....

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 96); 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

Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 26.24 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.873

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins