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Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III right. Counterstamp on neck. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena standing, head left, holds Nike with wreath in right hand, left rests on shield. Spear behind shield. Inscription in Greek. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 18.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1174

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins