Ancient Coins: ROMAN IMPERIAL SILVER: Gordian I, Africanus, 238 A.D.
AR Denarius, 3.05g. 20mm. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS P P. Emperor standing to left holding branch and parazonium. BMC 1. RIC 1. Attractive toning with underlying luster and excellent metal quality.
Ex: Numismatic Fine Arts, Beverly Hillis, Auction XX, March 9, 1988, lot 334.
Ex: Superior, Los Angeles, Auction, August 13, 1995, lot 911.
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