Antoninianus with bust of Gordian III

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 243–244


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.26 gm.

Accession Number

17.3339

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gordian III radiate and draped to right.
IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG
Reverse: Securitas standing, head to left, legs crossed, holding a sceptre in the right hand and leaning left arm on a column.
 SECVRITASPERPETVA

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917.

Credit Line

Source unidentified