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Coin of Tarsus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. In field at left and right Greek letter pi. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Three-legged table, on which double hieratic crown with series of heads. Inner crown has five heads, central one crowned by two Nikai. Two (?) heads on...

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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Tarsus, Cilicia


Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 13.06 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins