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Coin of Neocaesarea with head of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown, containing palm, on table. Palm on side of table. Inscriptions in Greek on table and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 109); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 241–242

Mint

Neocaesarea, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1303

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins