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Tetradrachm of Caesarea with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left, holding spear over right shoulder, shield at his left. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus. Countermark at right, head (?). Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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