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Home > Catalog > Roman Coins > Crisis and Decline > Gordian III > BB03326
Gordian III, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D., Nicaea, Bithynia
Nicaea remained an important town throughout the imperial period. Although only 70 km (43 miles) from Constantinople, Nicaea did not lose its importance when Constantinople became the capital of the Eastern Empire. The city suffered from earthquakes in 358, 362 and 368; after the last of which, it was restored by Valens. During the Middle Ages, it was a long time bulwark of the Byzantine emperors against the Turks.
BB03326. Bronze AE 19, Rec Gen II p. 489, 715; BMC Pontus p. 17, 119 var. (eagles vice capricorns); SNG TŁb 2133 var. (same); SNG Cop -; SNGvA -, F, Nicaea (Iznik, Turkey) mint, weight 3.26g, maximum diameter 19.0mm, die axis 0o, 238 - 244 A.D.; obverse M ANT ΓOP∆IANOC AVΓ, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse NIKAI/EΩN, four standards, two center standards topped with capricorns, two outer standards topped with wreaths; SOLD











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