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Roman, Gordian III AR Antoninianus - VICTORIA AETERNA - Beautiful strike, Large flan
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Silver Antoninianus, Rome Mint.

obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG - Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust of Emperor right.
rev: VICTORIA AETERNA - Victory standing left, holding palm & resting right hand on top of shield set atop a captive.

5.10 Grams, 25mm.
RIC 156.
Amazingly well centered coin, struck on a large flan.
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Album name:rexesq / Superb and Masterpiece Portrait Gallery
Keywords:gordian III, victoria aeterna, full circle, strike, well struck, large flan, ant, antoninianus, victoria
File Size:86 KB
Date added:Jul 25, 2011
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Randygeki(h2)  [Jul 25, 2011 at 10:49 PM]
Great portrait with fantastic flan
daverino  [Aug 02, 2011 at 05:18 AM]
A beauty, and quite different from the usual types