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E-auction 579-530045 - brm_924911 - GORDIAN III Antoninien

GORDIAN III Antoninien MS
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Estimate : 200 €
Price : 135 €
Maximum bid : 200 €
End of the sale : 20 May 2024 14:55:40
bidders : 15 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: fin 239-début 240
Date: 239-240
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,08 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Superbe exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Très beau revers, finement détaillé. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Gordien III à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Gordianus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur Gordien pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LIBERALITAS AVG III.
Reverse description : Liberalitas (la Libéralité) debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant de la main droite une tessère et de la gauche une corne d'abondance.
Reverse translation : “Liberalitas Augusti tertium”, (La troisième Libéralité de l'auguste).

Historical background


GORDIAN III

(02-03/238-03/244)

Augustus

Gordian III is the grandson of Gordian I and the nephew of Gordian II, ephemeral emperors of the year 238. At the request of the people of Rome, he is chosen as Caesar by Balbin and Pupian and succeeds them after their assassinations. Emperor at 13, married at 16, killed at 19, this is how the life of this young man could be summed up, victim of the appetites of Philippe the Arab, new prefect of the praetorium.

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