Coin of Gordian III, Emperor of Rome from Thyatira Artist: Unknown
Mint: Thyatira (Lydia)
Ruler: Gordian III, Emperor of Rome, 225–244, ruled 238–44

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

7.22 g, 6:00, 26 mm

Credit Line

Ruth Elizabeth White Fund

Accession Number

2004.6.302

Culture
Period

3rd century A.D.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: Bust of Gordian III, r., laur., dr.; AYT K M AN-T GORDIANO-S

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: Artemis Boreitene of Thyateira as huntress, wearing short chiton, r., head turned toward l, holding torches upraised in l. hand and down-turned in r.; THYAT K SM-Y-R OMONO-IA
Provenance

Provenance

Dr. Michael Brandt, Stuttgart, to November 1988; Professor Dr. Peter Robert Franke and Leonore Franke, Munich, 1988–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, money

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