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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1550
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gordian I; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.91
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1700. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Gordian I, togate, standing facing l., holding branch in extended r. and holding parazonium in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP M HNT GORDIANVS AFR AVG (Imperator Marcus Antonius Gordianus Africanus Augustus). Reverse: P M T-R P COS P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 1

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gordian I
Roman

238
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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