Roman Empire, Gordian III, 238-244, Sestertius 241-243, Charming portrait and brown "Tiber" tone


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ROMAN EMPIRE. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Sestertius (20,34 g). Struck 241-243 AD, Rome. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind // IOVIS STATORI. S C across field. Jupiter standing front, head right, holding sceptre in right hand, cradling thunderbolt in left arm.

RIC IV 299; Banti 37; Hunter 134; Cohen 111.

Very rare in this grade and beautiful portrait. Extremely fine with attractive brown "Tiber" tone and sharp details

Provenance Details

Ex Bank Leu AG 38, Zurich (Switzerland), 13 Mai 1986, lot n°328: Schöne hellbraune Tönung. Scharf geprägt. Vorzüglich

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