Sestertius

Gordian III, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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Bronze

Overall: 1 1/4 in. (32 mm)

Weight: 18.3 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.8.29171

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bare, draped bust right; [I] MP GORDIANVS ?? A; Reverse: Sacrificial implements; PIETAS AVGG SC

Provenance

Collected by Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, date unknown; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

hn 357

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