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ID:     30994
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 18
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 238-244
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     3.2 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Legend:     M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AV
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     N/I/K/A/I ΕΩN
Reverse Description:     Legend between four standards, the outer two topped with Capricorns, the inner two with eagles (possibly wreaths)
Primary Reference:     RG-
Reference2:     SNG vA -
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     SGI 3671v
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger
Grade:     VG
Notes:     This is one of four variants of the four standard reverse from Nicaea that I have in my collection. This would seem to be the least common, as I have not found other examples thus far. There is a three standard version with capricorns on the outer stand