A.K.Collection: Coin ID G06 from Lot no. 1146

   

Gordian III AD 238-244. As (AE; 24-25mm; 8.64g; 11h) 4th issue, 241-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. VIRTVTI AV-GVS-TI / S – C Hercules, naked, standing right, resting right hand on hip and resting left on club set on rock; lion-skin beside club. Very rare.

C. 406; RIC IV, III p. 49, 309.

From the Weder, Herrenschmidt and Deblais coll.'s; Maison Platt, Paris Nov. 1983, 1191 (provenance not verified).

 

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