A.K.Collection: Coin ID A74 from Lot no. 1140

   

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AR; 22-23mm; 4.36g; 6h) certainly Eastern, and Antioch most probably, 239-240. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIAN (ligate)VS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Providentia (tall) standing left, holding globe in right hand and scepter in left. Rare.

C. 196; RIC IV, III p. 33, 172.

Ex G. Hirsch XXIX, Munich 12-14 Dec 1961, 674; mt 11, 2008 p.150 and pl. 7 (this coin illustrated).

 

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