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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1622
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Gordian III; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  242-244
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2663. From the Dorchester Hoard, presented by Mr C. W. Peck, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing r., holding branch in extended r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS VIUS FEL AVC (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PAX AVGVSTI (Dedicated to the Peace Provided by the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 214

4 Related People

Antioch



Dorchester Hoard



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