A.K.Collection: Coin ID A19 from Lot no. 1140

   

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AR; 21mm; 5.72g; 12h) 3rd issue, January 1st to March (?) 240. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. VIR-TV-S AVG Bearded Mars – not Virtus! - helmeted, in military dress, standing front, head left, holding branch in right and spear in left hand; shield rests against right foot.

C. 383; RIC IV, III p. 19, 39 and pl. 1.15.

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen Basel 1970.

 

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