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Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG Reverse: Sol standing, facing, head left, holding globe in left hand; right hand raised. AETER N ITATIAVG

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 241–243

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1340

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins