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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1552
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gordian II; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.56
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1929. A. H. Baldwin, 1935.
BIRBI-R1552.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian II, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, advancing facing l., holding wreath in extended r. and holding palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG (Imperator Marcus Antonius Gordianus Africanus Augustus). Reverse: VICTO-RIA AV-GG (Victory of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 2

3 Related People

Gordian II
Roman

238
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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