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ID number: BIRBI-R1586
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): 2.35
Weight (g): 4.61
Axis (degrees): 45.00
Provenance: Haines 649. 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: Concordia, draped, seated facing l. on throne, holding patera in extended r. and double cornucopiae in l.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IMP GORDIΛNVS PIvS FEL AVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CONCORUIA MILIT (Harmony with the Soldiers).
Bibliography: RIC IV 65
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