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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1565
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gordian III; Pupienus; Balbinus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.95
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 324. Seaby, 1921.
BIRBI-R1565.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, bare, draped, facing r. Reverse: Priestly emblems: jug between lituus and knife on l. and simpulum and sprinkler on r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M ANT CORDIANVS CΛES (Marcus Antonius Gordian Caesar). Reverse: PIETAS AVGG (Piety of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 1 (Gordian III, Caesar)

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