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E-auction 488-399049 - brm_696153 - GORDIAN III Antoninien

GORDIAN III Antoninien AU/XF
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Estimate : 70 €
Price : 22 €
Maximum bid : 22 €
End of the sale : 22 August 2022 14:30:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: début
Date: 239
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 3,84 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, centré. Joli buste. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Gordien III à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus" (L’empereur césar Marc Antoine Gordien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : P M TR P - II COS P P.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant une branche d'olivier de la main droite et un sceptre transversal de la gauche.
Reverse translation : "Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate iterum Consul Pater Patriae" (Grand pontife, détenteur de la puissance tribunicienne pour la deuxième fois, consul, père de la patrie).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


GORDIEN III

(02-03/238-03/244)

August

Gordian III is the grand-son of Gordian I and Gordian II's nephew, ephemeral emperors of the year 238. At the request of the people of Rome, he was chosen by Cesar Balbin and Pupien and their successor after their murders. Emperor at age 13, married at 16, killed at 19, that's how could sum up the life of this young man who was the victim appetites of Philip the Arab, new praetorian prefect.

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