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ID number:  BIRBI-R1567
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Gordian III; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238-239
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2548. From Dorchester Hoard, presented by Mr C. W. Peck, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding vertical standard in r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordian Augustus). Reverse: PIDES MILITVM (Loyalty of the Soldiers).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 1

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Gordian III
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
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