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Coin of Arycanda with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Sozon galloping to right, with club in raised right hand; he wears a "Phrygian" cap and cloak. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1. (auction 12 of the Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2941, partial); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 18, 1963

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Arycanda, Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1405

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins