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Coin of Tiberiopolis with bust of Gordian III, struck under Aur. Ponticus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis standing, head left, quiver on shoulder, holds lighted torch in right hand, bow in left. At left, stag to left. At right, cult statue of Artemis, holding lighted torch in left hand....

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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

Tiberiopolis, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1147

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins