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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. IMCAM.ANT OGRDIANO (sic) Reverse: Harpocrates standing front, head left, right hand raised to lips, left holds cornucopia. Uncertain object at feet. COL.CR EMNA


By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 111); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Cremna, Pisidia


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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