Sestertius (?) with bust of Gordian I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.74 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.568

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian I, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAFRAVG
Reverse: Victory advancing left, holds wreath in right hand and palm in left.
VICTORIAAVGG S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 125.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour