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cn type 6543

Mint
Hadrianopolis 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
238-244 AD
Roman Imperial Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑVΓ
Design
Radiate bust of Gordian III, right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum.
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Reverse
Legend
ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Design
Orestes, Iphigenia and Pylades (or Orpheus, Euridice and Hermes): to left, Orestes, holding patera; in the middle, Iphigenia, holding statue of Artemis (Tauropolos); to left, Pylades; in front, behind and in exergue, river-god, each holding reed.
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Persons
Sitter
Gordian III. 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
5 unit 🔍
Material
bronze  🔍
Diameter
30 mm (3x)
Average Weight
13.67 g (3x)
Axes
8 (1x)
Citation
Jurukova, Monetosečeneto na gradovete v Dolna Mizija i Trakija II - III v.: Chadrianopol, Sofija 1987 p. 193-194, nr. 449, 451-452 
Nollé, Zu den Gründungstraditionen des thrakischen Hadrianopolis 39, 2009 p. 131 
Literature
Varbanov, Greek Imperial Coins and their Values II 2. Thrace (from Abdera to Pautalia), Bourgas 2005 p. 312, nr. 3785  
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cn type 6543, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/6543 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/24]
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