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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1570
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:  238-239
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.15
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 646. From a find near Plevna, Bulgaria, 1922. Acquired through the British Museum, 1923.
BIRBI-R1570.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding globe in extended r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CΛES M ANT GOODI\NVS ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordian Augustus). Reverse: PROUIDENTIA AVG (The Foresight of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 4

4 Related People

Gordian III
Roman
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Plevna Hoard



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


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