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Roman Provincial: CM.LS.1401-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Gordian III (238-244)
Issuer: Claudius Julius Menekles
Mint: Smyrna
Mint: îzmir

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Notes

History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 34.21 mm
Image(width): 33.54 mm

Place(s) associated

  • îzmir

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

239 - 241

Note

Lathe scar to centre of obverse

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 22.64 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Gordian right with legend around

  • Text: AV KAI M ANT GORDIANOS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in five lines in wreath with legend around

  • Text: PRO / TA KOI / NA ASIAS / EN SMVR / NE // EPI STR G IOV MENEKLEOVS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1401-R
Primary reference Number: 175317
SNG: VI 1401
BMC: Smyrna 443
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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