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AE23 of Gordian III

Bronze AE23, 23mm, 7.46gm, issued AD 244.

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right.

Rev: PMS COL VIM (AN IIII in ex.), Moesia standing between bull and lion.

References: Sear 3642.

Dark toning.

The Bull and Lion were the emblems of the VII and IV legions that were stationed in Moesia. The colony of Viminacium was founded in 238/9 AD, and this coin was issued in its fourth year (AN IIII).

1805DOW03   |   Very Fine   |   AUD 120    Add to Cart