Sestertius with bust of Gordian III

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 241–243


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.22 gm.

Accession Number

13.724

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian, laureate, draped, to right.
IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Reverse: Jupiter standing front, head right, holding vertical sceptre in right hand and thunderbolt in the left.
IOVISTATORI S C left and right, in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum