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Roman Provincial: CM.LS.1240-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Gordian III (238-244)
Mint: Edessa (Uncertain)
Mint: Aegeae (Uncertain)

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Notes

History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt Whittall sale, Sotheby's 10.vii.1884, lot 396.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.08 mm
Image(width): 23.96 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edessa

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College

Dating

238 CE - 244 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 7.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Radiate bust of Gordian right

  • Text: AVT K M ANTNIOS GORDIANOS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Roma Nikephorus seated left on cuirass with Tyche, crowned, standing left behind throne with cornucopia and wreath, crowning her

  • Text: EDESSAION
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1240-R
Primary reference Number: 175157
SNG: VI 1240
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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