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Coin of Corydalla with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cult-statue of Artemis Eleuthera in tetrastyle temple. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Corydalla, Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.89 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

66.272

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins