Author Topic: Gordian III, AR Denarius, Rome mint, 241-242 AD, Sear 8673, RIC 127  (Read 119 times)

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Offline Overlord

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Finally, proof that the ancients had contact with aliens!

Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: DIANA LVCIFERA. Diana standing right holding torch with both hands

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Re: Gordian III, AR Denarius, Rome mint, 241-242 AD, Sear 8673, RIC 127
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2018, 01:18:29 PM »
I guess it's in the eye. That portrait is so lifelike, it makes you wonder if Gordian is thinking about getting around the lucifer and a lot nearer to Diana. He certainly looks energetic enough to appreciate fiery passion.

Peter
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