Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–239


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.77 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

34.1293

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, radiate, draped and cuirassed to right.
IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAVG
Reverse: Virtus (Valor) helmeted standing left, leaning on shield and holding spear.
VIRTVS AVG

Provenance

By date unknown: F. Monroe Endicott Collection; gift of F. Monroe Endicott to MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of F. Monroe Endicott