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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.129.68
People
Gordian III, Roman (r. 238 - 244 CE)
Title
Antoninianus of Gordian III
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
242-244
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Antioch (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.95 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
antoninianus
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: SAECVLI F-ELICITAS
Provenance
Wayne G. Sayles
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IV, 216
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Townsend-Vermeule Gift
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.129.68
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Radiate bust right
Reverse: Gordian standing right, holding transverse spear and globe.

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