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Aureus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG Reverse: Sol stands, right hand raised, left hand holds globe. AETER NITATIAVG

Provenance

By 1981: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, September 16, 1981

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 241–243

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.38 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1981.291

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins