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Coin of Cremna with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPCAES.M. ANTOGORDIA[the letter N reversed]O Reverse: Isis?, wearing disk and horns on head, stands front and looks to left holding patera in right hand, situla in left. COLIVLAVGF ECREMNE[Greek letter gamma]I

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 110); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.23 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.886

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins