Sestertius with bust of Gordian III

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 241–243


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 17.82 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1999.515

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
IMPGORDIANVSPIVSFELAVG
Reverse: Jupiter standing left, head right, holding thunderbolt in left hand and
scepter in right.
IOVI STATORI in field: S C

Provenance

By 1999: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479 (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Mail Bid Sale 51, September 15, 1999, lot 1387); purchased by MFA at Mail Bid Sale 51 and accessioned December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour