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Coin of Aspendus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Wreath and fillets. Inscriptions in Greek inside and outside of wreath. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Aspendus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 18.11 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.164

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins