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Coin of Gagae with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Within distyle temple, two veiled goddesses facing front. Each holds Nike in outside hand, in inner hand, uncertain object (Nike?). Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 33); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Gagae, Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 22.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.819

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins