A.K.Collection: Coin ID A84 from Lot no. 1140

   

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AR; 22-23mm; 4.54g; 6h) certainly Eastern, and Antioch most probably, 238-239. [IMP] CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing left, holding corn-ears over modius and cornucopiae in left hand. Rare.

C. 307var (not modius but altar); RIC IV, III p. 35, 198.

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1970.

 

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