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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1623
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Gordian III; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  242-244
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.77
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2665. From the Dorchester Hoard, presented by Mr C. W. Peck, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Gordian III, in military attire, standing facing r., holding transverse spear in r. and globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΓMP CORDIANVS PIVS FFL AVC (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SAEGVLI E-ELICITAS (Good Fortune of the Age).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 216

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Antioch



Gordian III
Roman
225
244
Dorchester Hoard



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