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Roman Empire, Gordian III AR Antoninianus - VICTORIA AETERNA - US Quarter for scale
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.
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RIC 156.
**Amazingly well centered coin, struck on a large flan.**
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-With US 25 cent piece for size comparison.-
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Keywords:GORDIANVS, Gordian, III, AR, ar, silver, ant, antoninianus
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Date added:Apr 24, 2015
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Colby S  [Apr 25, 2015 at 02:19 PM]
Great portrait! I like the comparison with the modern quarter too.