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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1568
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gordian III; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238-239
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  5.45
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1692. Spink 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Gordian radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Reverse: Jupiter standing front holding thunderbolt over Gordian standing l. and sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP·CAES·M·ANT·GORDIANVS AVG· (Commander Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Emperor). Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI (Jupiter the conserver).

Bibliography:  RIC IV.3, 2.

3 Related People

Gordian III
Roman
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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