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ID number:  BIRBI-R1571
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.61
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 249. C. T. Seltman, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, advancing facing l., holding wreath in extended r. and palm, over l. shoulder, in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES M ANT GORDΓANVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordian Augustus). Reverse: VICT-ORI-A AVC (Victory of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 5

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Gordian III
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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