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ID number: BIRBI-R1578
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey; Plevna Hoard
Maker: Gordian III; Rome
Place made: Rome
Date made: 240
Diameter (cm): 2.40
Weight (g): 4.64
Axis (degrees): 225.00
Provenance: Haines 648. From a find near Plevna, Bulgaria, 1922. Acquired through the British Museum, 1923.
Description: Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Aequitas, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding scales in extended r. and corncuopiae in l.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IMP CAFS M ANT GORDIANVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordian Augustus). Reverse: AEQVIT∆S HVG (Imperial Justice).
Bibliography: RIC IV 34
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