Creator

Creation Date

240 CE

Era

1-500 CE

Medium

Denarius (Roman mint coinage)

Dimensions

21 mm, 3.07g

Credit Line

Purchase by the Department of Art History

Accession Number

2015.174.4

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, Roman.

Description

A denarius from the era of Gordian III. Marked on obverse with "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG.," with Gordian pictured draped, and cuirassed. On the reverse Jupiter stands holding a thunderbolt and with a scepter set on the ground. Marked "IOVIS STATOR" on reverse.

Provenance

All proper markings, checked by the American Numismatic Society

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