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Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Revese: Base, on which are two agonistic crowns each containing palm branch. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

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. 241–242

Mint

Neocaesarea, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1187

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins