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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1594
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:  AD 241-243
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.94
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 53. W. S. Lincoln, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gordian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Laetitia, draped, standing facing l., holding wreath in extended r. and anchor set on ground in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: LAETITI-A AVG N (Joy of Our Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 86

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gordian III
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