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Sestertius with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG Reverse: Jupiter standing left, head right, holding thunderbolt in left hand and scepter in right. IOVI STATORI in field: S C

Provenance

By 1999: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479 (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Mail Bid Sale 51, September 15, 1999, lot 1387); purchased by MFA at Mail Bid Sale 51 and accessioned December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 241–243

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 17.82 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1999.515

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins