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Gordian III - sestertius
Nice Gordian III sestertius, reverse : Providentia Aug.

It was minted in 238, and is probably the very first bronze issue as Augustus for this young emperor of only 13. I like this coin because of the portrait : Gordian tries to look serious, without the stupid smile he has on later issues.
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Filename:Gordien III sesterce.jpg
Album name:Ginolerhino / Middle Roman Empire (Commodus - Numerianus)
Keywords:Gordian_III Providentia sestertius
File Size:156 KB
Date added:Jul 26, 2006
Dimensions:985 x 486 pixels
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Potator II  [Jul 26, 2006 at 02:41 PM]
Very good portrait