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ID:     113298
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitation of Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Imitation Aureus
Date Struck:     AD 238 as Caesar
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     1.41 g
Obverse Legend:     M ANT GORDIANVS CAES
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed and draped bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     PIETAS AVGG
Reverse Description:     Jug between lituus and knife left, simpulum, and sprinkler on right
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC 1 (denarius)
Reference2:     cf. Cohen 182 (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=64202
Grade:     Fair, scratches
Notes:     Possibly made for jewellry.