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ID:     GORDIAN3_49
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MACEDONIA
City:     Thessalonica
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 24
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 238-244
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     9.27 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AV K M ANTΩNIOC ΓΟΡΔIANOC
Obverse Description:     Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΘECCΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΩN NEΩΚ/ΠVΘIA
Reverse Description:     Tripod with 5 balls resting on pillow atop, prize urn on left, amphora on right each with palm
Primary Reference:     cf SNG Cop 439 (Tranquillina)
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger
Notes:     Double die match for coin pictured as Varbanov 4585, However, description is not for the pictured coin