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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Aphrodisias, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.1371

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins