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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1569
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.48
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2549. 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: Pax, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding branch in extended r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES M ANT GODDIANVS ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordian Augustus). Reverse: PΛX AVGVSTI (Dedicated to the Peace of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 3

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gordian III
Roman
225
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Dorchester Hoard



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