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ID:     2160277
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA SUPERIOR
City:     Viminacium
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 21 Dupondis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 240-241
Diameter:     21 mm
Weight:     7.08 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     P M S CO-L VIM AN II
Reverse Description:     Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull and lion standing to either side
Primary Reference:     Martin 1.09.3
Reference2:     AMNG 77
Reference3:     Boric-Brescovic 133
Reference4:     Jekov and Hristova 5 var. (bust seen from the front)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=148135
Grade:     VF, brown patina, obverse a little rough.
Notes:     From the J.P. Righetti Collection, 8643.