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    Gordian III (AD 238-244). AE sestertius (30mm, 20.34 gm, 11h).  Rome, AD 241. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right / SECVRITAS AVG, Securitas enthroned left, holding scepter, resting head on elbow leaning on chair back, S C in exergue. RIC 311a. Detailed strike, beautiful jade green patina. NGC AU 5/5 - 4/5.

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    September, 2015
    17th-22nd Thursday-Tuesday
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