Numismatics
Ruler: Gordian III, Emperor of Rome, 225–244, ruled 238–44
Mint: Tarsus
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Gordian III, Emperor of Rome from Tarsus

238–44

orichalcum

22.54 g, 7:00, 36 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund with the assistance of Ben Lee Damsky
2008.83.130
Geography: 
Made in Tarsus, Cilicia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Eduardo Levante, Paris, to 1996. Italo Vecchi, London, February 1–2, 1996, lot 894; Ben Lee Damsky, 1996–2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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