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Coin of Bruzus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III, to the right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Homonoia standing, looking left, wearing modius, holds sceptre in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Bruzus, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 9.28 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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