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Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, radiate, draped and cuirassed to right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAVG Reverse: Virtus (Valor) helmeted standing left, leaning on shield and holding spear. VIRTVS AVG

Provenance

By date unknown: F. Monroe Endicott Collection; gift of F. Monroe Endicott to MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of F. Monroe Endicott

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–239

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.77 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

34.1293

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates