Co 976 (Middle Roman sestertius 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 303, p. 48 (fourth issue)
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 31, no. 311 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Sestertius
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
30.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
22.21
Obverse Description
Laureate and draped bust to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Reverse Description
Apollo seated to left, resting left arm on lyre and holding branch in outstretched right hand
Reverse Inscription
P M TR [P] V COS II PP; in exergue, S C
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 976 (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/co0976>