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Gordian III, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D.
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RS88424. Silver antoninianus, RIC IV 70, RSC IV 314, SRCV III 8658, Hunter III - (p. lxxxiii), aVF/F, slightly off center, light marks, flow lines, reverse die wear, Rome mint, weight 4.963g, maximum diameter 22.4mm, die axis 180o
, 240 A.D.; obverse IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse ROMAE AETERNAE (to eternal Rome), Roma seated left on shield, Victory in right hand, spear in left hand; $70.00
Catalog current as of Monday, June 17, 2019.
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