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Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, radiate, draped and cuirassed, right. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Reverse: Jupiter standing front, looking right, holding a scepter in right hand and a thunderbolt in left. IOVI STATORI

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 241–243

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.03 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

17.3340

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins