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Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, laureate and draped to right. IMPCAESGORDIANVS PIVS AVG Reverse: Roma seated left on a shield, holding a victory in the right hand and a sceptre in the left. ROMAE AETERNAE

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 240

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm.

Accession Number

17.3335

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins