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Gordian III, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D., Nysa Scythopolis, Decapolis
Nysa Scythopolis (Beth Shean) was the center of Egyptian rule in the northern part of Canaan during the Late Bronze Period.
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RP73078. Bronze AE 24, Barkay
59, aF, Nysa-Scythopolis (Beth-Shean, Israel) mint, weight
9.195g, maximum diameter
24.1mm, die axis
, 240 - 241 A.D.; obverse
AVT K M ANT GOP∆IANOC CEB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust
right, from behind; reverse
NVC CKVΘOΠO IEPAC V, Dionysus advancing right, chlamys
flying behind, thyrsos
in right, placing left hand on head
of small figure standing at feet before him, panther
left but looking back right behind him, grape bunch upper right, ∆−T (year 304) divided across field
Catalog current as of Friday, April 19, 2019.
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