Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hephaistos seated on rock to right supports shield with left hand and holds hammer in right. Cuirass at right. Inscription in Greek.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 36); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour