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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1607
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):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 381. Presented by Earle Fox, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Diana, draped, standing facing r., holding lighted torch in hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS FIVS FEL AVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IƆIANA LV-CI-FERA (Diana, the Bringer of Light).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 127

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Gordian III
Roman
225
244
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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