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Sestertius with bust of Gordian III, struck under Balbinus and Pupienus

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Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, draped, bareheaded, right. MANTGORDIANVSCAES Reverse: Sacrificial vase between other sacrificial implements. PIETASAVGG SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 238

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 20.48 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

35.275

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins