Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cybele, turreted, seated on throne to left, holding patera in right hand, resting left elbow on tympanum. Lion on each side of throne at her feet. Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour