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Coin of Marcianopolis with bust of Gordian III, struck under Tertullianus

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Obverse: Radiate, cuirassed, draped half-figure of Gordian III to left holding orb in left hand, right raised. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Gordian III stands at left, being crowned by Nike at right. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Marcianopolis, Moesia


Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 24.73 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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