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ID:     GIII_and_wife_Athena_Seated
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     THRACE
City:     Anchialus
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     A.D. 238-244
Metal:     Orichalcum
Denomination:     Tetrassarion
Date Struck:     238-244
Diameter:     29.7 mm
Weight:     11.34 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ CEB TPAN/KVΛΛINA
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust of Gordian right, facing diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina left.
Reverse Legend:     OVΛΠIANWN AΓXIAΛE/WN
Reverse Description:     Athena enthroned l., holding patera and scepter; shield at base of throne.
Primary Reference:     Moushmov 2937
Reference2:     Strack 662
Reference3:     Varbanov 750
Photograph Credit:     Giacomo
Special Comments:     Coin is an obverse and reverse die match to the following coins: lot 275, CNG e-auction 352, June 3, 2015; lot 1307, Peus auction 369, Oct 31, 2001; lot 1775, Gorny & Mosch Giessener auction 241, Oct 10-12, 2016.