Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, struck at Rome AD 242, RIC 92, RSC 253,  22.2 x 22.3 mm, 4.52 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Gordian standing right in military attire, holding a spear and a globe, PM TR P IIII COS II P P, a very (very) lustrous coin well struck and centered (exceptionally so) with a full ring of beads on both sides giving it a medallic-like strike, a superb portrait of Gordian and an exquisitely detailed emperor and devices on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, graded Good XF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, an impressive and exceptional example of this issue indeed, Asking price:  $395 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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