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ID:     29251
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA SUPERIOR
City:     Viminacium
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238 - 244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 29 sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 241-242
Diameter:     28.7 mm
Weight:     19.586 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     P M S C-OL VIM AN III
Reverse Description:     Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands over bull on left standing right and lion on right standing left
Mint:     Viminacium
Primary Reference:     Martin 1.25.1
Reference2:     AMNG 81
Reference3:     Varbanov 115
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=28189