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Coin of Hadrianopolis-Sebaste with bust of Gordian III, struck under Caecinas

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos standing to left, holding thyrsos and kantharos. Panther (?) at left. Inscriptions in Greek in field and around

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 114); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hadrianopolis-Sebaste, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 27.63 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.219

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins