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A silver antoninianus of the emperor Gordian III with a reverse showing Hercules Coin Type: Silver antoninianus of Gordian III, Caesar 238 CE, Augustus 238-244 CE.
Mint and Date: Rome, 241-243 CE.
Size and Weight: 23mm, 6.5g
Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped bust right.
Reverse: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI
Hercules naked, standing right, right hand on hip, leaning on club which rests on a rock, holding lion skin.
Ref: RCV (2005) 8670, RIC IV 95
BW Ref: 008 027 023
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