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

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Two countermarks, one uncertain. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche stands at left, holding rudder and cornucopia. At right emperor, in military attire, holds spear in left hand and reaches out with wreath in right hand...

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Inscription

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Provenance

By date unknown: William Stevenson Smith Collection; bequest of William Stevenson Smith to MFA, April 8, 1970

Credit Line

Bequest of William Stevenson Smith

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.319

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins