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Coin of Rhodiapolis with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Artemis, looking right, holds bow in left hand and with right draws arrow from quiver. Stag right at her feet. In field left: triskeles. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Rhodiapolis, Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 20.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.296

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins