Sestertius with bust of Gordian III, struck under Balbinus and Pupienus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 20.48 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

35.275

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian III, draped, bareheaded, right.
MANTGORDIANVSCAES
Reverse: Sacrificial vase between other sacrificial implements.
PIETASAVGG SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)