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Sestertius with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian, laureate, draped, to right. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Reverse: Jupiter standing front, head right, holding vertical sceptre in right hand and thunderbolt in the left. IOVISTATORI S C left and right, in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.22 gm.

Accession Number

13.724

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins