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Coin of Antioch with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSA V G Reverse: Emperor galloping right, raising spear at mountain lioness. CAESAN TIOCHCOL Below: SR

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 25.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.559

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins