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ID:     810267
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PISIDIA
City:     Antiocheia
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 34
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 238-244
Diameter:     34 mm
Weight:     28.39 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ANTIOCH COLONI S R
Reverse Description:     Large S R; ANTIOCH above, COLONI below
Primary Reference:     Krzyzanowska dies IX/34
Reference2:     SNG France 1228 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG VA 4964 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=129377
Grade:     EF, green patina, light cleaning marks
Notes:     Very rare, and possibly the finest known. Krzyzanowska only lists the Paris and von Aulock coins, both of which are of a lower grade than the present coin.