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Denarius with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian, laureate, draped, to right. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Reverse: Apollo, with drapery over legs only, seated left, holding laurel-branch in right hand and resting left elbow on lyre. PMT RPIII COSII PP

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 241–243

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

13.520

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins