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Coin of Apamea with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, radiate, draped, and cuirassed, to right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: At right, chest or ark with open lid. Within, draped man and woman looking left. At left same (?) two figures standing front. Above them dove flies right carrying olive branch. Another...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Apamea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 27.31 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1505

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins