Gordian III, as Augustus (AD 238-244). AE dupondius (24mm,...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGordian III, as Augustus (AD 238-244). AE dupondius (24mm, 10.60 gm, 11h). NGC XF★ 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Rome, AD 240. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III right, seen from behind / VIRT-V-S AVG, Virtus standing facing, head left, branch upward in right hand, spear in left; grounded shield at feet to left, S-C across fields. RIC IV.III 273c.
From the Morris Collection. Ex M&M Auction 66 (October 1984), lot 792.
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