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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1592
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Gordian III; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  241-243
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  5.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2550. From the Dorchester Hoard, presented by Mr C. W. Peck.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, nude except for cloak around shoulders, standing frontally, head facing l., raising r. and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IΛΛP GORDIHNVS PIVS FEL HVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: HETER-N-ITHTI HVG (Dedicated to the Immortal Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 83

4 Related People

Dorchester Hoard



Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Gordian III
Roman
225
244
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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