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Coin of Phaselis with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Ship to left, standard in bow. Four oarsman and helmsman within. Three dolphins below. Inscription in Greek above and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 1, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Phaselis, Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.306

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins