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ID number:  BIRBI-R1619
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:  243-244
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2661. From the 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: Victory, winged and draped, standing facing l., leaning on shield, and holding palm in l.; seated captive under shield.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR ∆EΓEH (Eternal Victory).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 154

4 Related People

Dorchester Hoard



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


Gordian III
Roman
225
244
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