Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, minted at Rome, RIC 95, RSC 404, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Hercules standing right, his right hand on his club which is set on a rock, and his patented lion’s skin beside the club/draped over his forearm, VIRTVTI AVGVSTI, a lustrous coin with just the tiniest touch of attractive toning, a wonderful portrait of Gordian with some wear to its highest points but nevertheless clear and sharp, a detailed Hercules with a full face amply bearded, full and clear legends on both sides, a well centered and stuck and attractive coin, Asking price:  $80 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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