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I am happy to got this beautiful medaillon..a dream came true, I always wanted to have a Colosseum  :laugh:

Gordianus Pius Medaillon
Obv. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FELIX AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. MVNIFICENTIA GORDIANI AVG, Colosseum - within, bull on left fighting elephant on right; to left, Fortuna standing facing behind the Meta Sudans, her head left and holding rudder; to right, statue within small temple or shrine.
Mint: Rome, 244 AD.

37mm 34,84g

Cf. Gnecchi II 23 (pl. 104, no. 6); Banti 54.

Ex Lanz 128, 22 May 2006, lot 654.

 +++ ... sure, thats a coin of the day.. or week... or year ;)

Virgil H:
I love it.


Thank you, Jörg and Virgil :)

Joe Sermarini:


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