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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1586
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Plevna Hoard
Maker:  Gordian III; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  240
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.61
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 649. From a find near Plevna, Bulgaria, 1922. Acquired through the British Museum, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Concordia, draped, seated facing l. on throne, holding patera in extended r. and double cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GORDIΛNVS PIvS FEL AVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CONCORUIA MILIT (Harmony with the Soldiers).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 65

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Gordian III
Roman
225
244
Plevna Hoard



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