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ID:     30997
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     A.D. 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE20
Date Struck:     A.D. 238-244
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     3.5 g
Die Axis:     6.33333333333 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 wreaths, the inner two with eagles
Primary Reference:     SGI 3671
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger
Grade:     good
Notes:     This is the prototypical and most common version of the four standard type that is described in SGI.