Co 3 (Middle Roman sestertius of Gordian III from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
243
Not before (date)
241
Comment
Record created on the basis of cataloging by Robert Weir.
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
RIC IV Gordian III 307
Label or tag text
At depth of 1m below grand(?) trench
Preservation comment
Wear: VF+/aVF. Slight, sparce nicking along edge; very slight, sparse pitting and gouging on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 31, no. 309, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Sestertius
Numismatic Authority
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Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
29.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
18.5
Obverse Description
Laureate and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor standing to right in military garb holding spear and globe
Reverse Inscription
P M TR P V COS II PP; to left and right, S - C
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 3 (Middle Roman sestertius of Gordian III from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0003>