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bpv_608300 - GORDIAN III Triassaria

GORDIAN III Triassaria VF/XF
100.00 €(Approx. 121.00$ | 89.00£)
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Type : Triassaria
Date: an 7
Mint name / Town : Césarée, Cappadoce
Metal : copper
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,35 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés à l’usure importante au droit, parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Belle patine vert clair
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Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé, de Gordien III à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse legend : AU K M ANT GORDIANOS, (Autokratoros Kaisaros Markos Antwnios Gordianos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Marc Antoine Gordien).

Reverse


Reverse description : Gerbe liée de six épis.
Reverse legend : MHTRO - KAI// BN E// TZ.
Reverse translation : (Ville de Césarée, an 7).

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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