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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. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAVG Reverse: At right, emperor stands, holding censer in left hand, patera above lighted altar in right. At left three standards, one topped by Nike and two by wreaths. CAES ANTIO CHCOL In ex. S.R

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 24.58 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.554

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins