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Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Gordian III, struck under Lepidus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche stands, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., January 8, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.00 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

69.6

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins