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Coin of Prusias-ad-Hypium with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gordian III right. Countermarks: male head right and Greek letter (rho?). Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Draped male bust right (Demos?). Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection; by 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Prusias-ad-Hypium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.380

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins