Denarius with bust of Gordian I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

17.3356

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian I, laureate, draped and cuirassed right.
IMPMANTGORDIANVSAFRAVG
Reverse: Securitas seated left, holding a short scepter.
 SECVRITASAVGG

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917.

Credit Line

Source unidentified