Co 765 (Middle Roman as of Gordian III from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IV.3, Gordian III 307b, p. 49
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Extensive, minute pitting and rare fissuring. Thin, small patches of bluish green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 31, no. 310 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Gordian, A.D. 241-243, Sestertius and Dupondius, Rome“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
11.09
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed(?) bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor in military garb standing to right, holding spear in right hand and globe in his extended left hand
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)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 765 (Middle Roman as 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/co0765>