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Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Gordian III, struck under Ael. Artemidorus

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[inscription] Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Demeter stands to right, holding two lighted torches, in biga drawn by two coiled serpants. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 47, November 30-December 1, 1972, lot 491); purchased from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., January 10, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 45.65 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1973.7

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins