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Coin of Aphrodisias with with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Table, supported by legs with lion's heads and feet, on which is prize crown flanked each side by purse. Amphora below table. Inscription in Greek around and on prize crown. (see media screen for...

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By 1962: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Aphrodisias, Asia: Caria


Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 20.72 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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