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Coin of Eucarpia with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: City-goddess Eukarpeia, turreted, enthroned left, holds sceptre in left hand, ears of corn in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Eucarpia, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.30 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1180

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins