Sestertius with bust of Gordian III
about A.D. 241–243
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.77 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gordian III, to right.
Reverse: Securitas seated left (near an altar?), holding sceptre in right hand and resting left hand on head.
SECVRITASAVG In exergue: SC
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation