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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1608
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gordian III; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 241
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.80
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1695. Spink, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, veiled and draped, standing frontally, head facing l., raising both hands above her head.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GORDIΛNVS PIVC FEL ΛVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PIETAS AVGVSTI (To the Piety of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 129

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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