A.K.Collection: Coin ID A76 from Lot no. 1140

   

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AR; 21-24mm; 4.28g; 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. AE-QVI-TAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in right and cornucopiae in left hand.

Portrait has the typical style of early Antioch mint.

C. 17; RIC IV, III p. 34, 177a (Antioch).

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1970; mt 11, 2008 p.150 and pl. 6 (this coin illustrated).

 

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