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Coin of Epiphanea with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hermes standing holds purse in right hand, caduceus in left. Inscription in Greek. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Epiphanea, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 23.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1509

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins