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Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter standing, head left, holding torch in each hand. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 8.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.340

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins