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Roman, Gordian III - [RIC IV 70, RSC III 314, SRCV III 8658]
Silver antoninianus, gVF, 3.481g, 20.8mm, 0 degree, Rome mint, 240 A.D.

Ovb. - IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind

Rev. - ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left on shield, Victory in right, vertical spear in left
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Purchased from Forum Ancient Coins

Ex. FORVM Dealer Photo

renegade3220's Collection: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-56563

IMO, a great coin all around and, although common, bought for both the splendid and detailed obverse and reverse nicely centered on the flan.
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Date added:May 27, 2011
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SPQR Coins  [May 27, 2011 at 10:09 PM]
Great coin! And I would argue that even though there are others like it, it's still unique Enjoy your treasure!
Romanorvm  [May 28, 2011 at 03:47 AM]
Beautiful!!
daverino  [Jun 24, 2011 at 01:38 PM]
Nice - front and back