Gordian III 238-244 AD Viminacium Moesia Superior AE 29 Moesia Rev

Ancient Coins - Gordian III 238-244 AD Viminacium Moesia Superior AE 29 Moesia Rev
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Gordian III, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D., Viminacium, Moesia Superior
 
RP92877. Bronze AE 29, H-J Viminacium 12 (R2); AMNG I/I 83; BMC Thrace p. 16, 12; SNG Cop 144; Varbanov I -, Choice aVF, well centered, slight porosity, 19.615g, 29.1mm, 0o, Viminacium (Stari Kostolac, Serbia) mint, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse P M S COL VIM, Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands over bull on left standing right and lion on right standing left, AN IIII (year 4 of the Viminacium colonial era) in exergue
 
Viminacium was a Roman Colony founded by Gordian III in 239 A.D. The usual legend is P.M.S. COL. VIM., abbreviating Provinciae Moesiae Superioris Colonia Viminacium. The usual type is a female personification of Moesia standing between a lion and a bull. The bull and the lion were symbols of the Legions VII and IV, which were quartered in the province.
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