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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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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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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, minted at Rome, RIC 39, RSC 383,  4.79 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, Reverse:  Virtus standing half-left wearing military attire and a crested helmet, holding a branch in his upraised right hand and a reversed spear in his left arm, his shield resting on the ground against his leg before him, VIRTVS AVG, a very lustrous coin with the tiniest touch of attractive subdued toning, a wonderful and expressive portrait of Gordian, a detailed Virtus on the reverse right down to his beard and facial features, a well centered and sharply struck coin with just a bit of wear to the high points of the portrait, Asking price:  $105 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, minted at Rome AD 241-243, RIC 88, RSC 250, 22 mm, 4.0 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Apollo seated left, holding a branch in his right hand and leaning his left arm upon his lyre, PM TR P IIII COS II PP, a very lustrous coin, brilliantly so, that is well struck and centered with a sharp and charming portrait of Gordian, a detailed Apollo and devices on the reverse, and full and clear legends on boths sides, a beautiful and pin sharp coin, Asking price:  $140 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, minted at Rome AD 241-243, RIC 84, RSC 109, 22 mm, 4.4 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Jupiter standing facing, his head turned right, holding a long scepter in his right hand and his thunderbolt in his left arm, IOVI STATORI, a very lustrous coin pin sharp and well struck and centered, fantastic portrait of Gordian, detailed Jove on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, just a gorgeous coin with a full circle of beading on the obverse and full/nearly full on the reverse, graded AU by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $225 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, struck at Rome AD 243-244, RIC 148, RSC 296, 21 mm, 3.7 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Providentia standing left, holding a wand/baton/rod in her right hand and a long scepter in her left arm, a globe at her feet, PROVID AVG, a very lustrous coin well centered and struck, a superb and sharp portrait of Gordian, a detailed Providentia on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a beautiful and pin sharp coin, Asking price:  $195 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, minted at Rome AD 238-239, RIC 1, RSC 86, 3.61 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, Reverse:  Fides standing facing, holding a standard in her right hand and a long transverse scepter in her left arm, FIDES MILITVM, a well struck and centered coin that is very lustrous with just a touch of attractive toning, a wonderful and sharp portrait of Gordian, a detailed Fides on the reverse, and full and clear inscriptions on both sides, a lovely, lovely example of this issue of Gordian’s early in his reign, a superior example from my experience and graded EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $185 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, struck at Rome AD 241-243, RIC 84, RSC 109, 3.93 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Jupiter standing facing, his head turned right, holding a long scepter in his right hand and cradling his thunderbolt in his left arm, IOVI STATORI, a very lustrous coin with very, very light attractive toning, a fantastic and sharp portrait of Gordian, a detailed Jupiter on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides with the exception of the S in STATORI not fully struck up, other than that a well struck and well centered coin that is just lovely and sharp and graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $220 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, struck at Rome AD 241-243, RIC 86, RSC 121, 3.89 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Laetitia standing half-left, her head turned left, holding a wreath in her right hand and steadying a rudder with her left, LAETITIA AVG N, a beautiful coin well struck and centered that is very lustrous, with a wonderful portrait of Gordian and a detailed Laetitia and devices on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a very sharp coin indeed and graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $195 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Gordian III Antoninianus

Gordian III Antoninianus, Emperor AD 238-244, struck at Rome AD 241-243, RIC 88, RSC 250, 4.12 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse:  Apollo seated left, holding a branch in his right hand and resting his left arm upon his lyre, PM TR P IIII COS II PP, a very lustrous coin well struck and centered, a fantastic and sharp portrait of Gordian, and a detailed Apollo and devices on the reverse, with full and clear legends on both sides, a lovely and pin sharp example of this issue and graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $175 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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