A.K.Collection: Coin ID H03 from Lot no. 1147

   

MOESIA SUPERIOR Viminacium Gordian III AD 238-244. Sestertius (AE; 28-29mm; 16.15g; 2h) 240/241. [IMP] CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Gordian III to right, drapery on left shoulder. Rev. PMS C-OLVIM / AN II (= year 2) Female figure (Viminacium or Moesia) standing facing, head left, wearing long chiton, extending her hands over the heads of a bull and a lion, which stand on her left, looking right and on her right, looking left. Rare.

AMNG p. 33, 76var (bust cuirassed); BMC p. 15, 5var (bust cuirassed); SNG Cop. 139var (bust); SNG Hunter. 944var (bust cuirassed); SNG Mü. 137var (bust); SNG Tü. 752var (bust).

From the Dreifuss coll., 1960.

 

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