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bpv_538168 - GORDIAN III Triassaria

GORDIAN III Triassaria XF
150.00 €(Approx. 166.50$ | 133.50£)
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Type : Triassaria
Date: 242-244
Mint name / Town : Singara, Mésopotamie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 11,89 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan bien centré des deux côtés à l’usure régulière, lisible et identifiable Un petit trou dans le nez de Gordien III. Belle patine verte
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Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Gordien III à droite (A*2).
Obverse legend : AUTOK K M ANT GORDIANOS SEB, (Autokrator Kaisar Markon Antwnion Gordianon Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur césar Marc Antoine Gordien auguste et Sabinia Tranquilline augusta).

Reverse


Reverse description : Buste de la Tyché de Singara tourelée et drapée à droite, surmonté du Sagittaire bondissant à droite, décochant une flèche.
Reverse legend : AUR SEP - KOL SINGARA, (Aurelia Septimia Kolonia Singara).
Reverse translation : (Aurélia Septimia Colonie de Singara).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

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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