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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Marcianopolis, Moesia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.2154

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins