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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. 238–44

Billon

12.46 g, 6:00, 28 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.2109
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos
Made in Antioch, Syria
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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