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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: Tyche, wearing kalathos, seated to left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Wheel beside throne. ANTIOCHIACO LONIACAESARI In exergue: SR

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 26.24 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2948

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins