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Numismatics
Ruler: Gordian III, Emperor of Rome, 225–244, ruled 238–44
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Gordian III, Emperor of Rome from Antioch

A.D. 241

Silver

12.86 g, 12:00, 25.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.689
Geography: 
Made in Antioch
Excavated in Dura-Europos
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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