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brm_637391 - GORDIAN III Antoninien

GORDIAN III Antoninien XF
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Price : 40.00 €
Type : Antoninien
Date: 242
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,35 g.
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Usure régulière. Buste agréable. Patine grise
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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 et heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : P M TR P V - COS II PP.
Reverse description : Gordien III, lauré debout à droite, vêtu militairement, tenant un globe de la main gauche et une haste transversale de la main droite.
Reverse translation : "Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate quintum Consul iterum Pater Patriæ", (Grand pontife, revêtu de la cinquième puissance tribunitienne consul pour la seconde fois père de la patrie).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


GORDIEN III

(02-03/238-03/244) Marcus Antonius Gordianus

August (05/238-03/244)

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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