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Coin of Hypaepa with bust of Gordian III, struck under Ael. Dom. Taetas

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Countermark: standing figure? Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Apollo standing right, holding cult image. Lyre on Ionic column at right. Inscriptions in Greek in field, in exergue, and around.

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

Hypaepa, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 12.12 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1232

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins