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Coin of Hadrianopolis with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Coiled serpent. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hadrianopolis, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.34 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

63.1085

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins