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Roman Empire. Gordian III (AD 238-244). Lot of 2 AR Antoniniani, Rome - Emperor sacrificing / Laetitia

Roman Empire. Gordian III (AD 238-244). Lot of 2 AR Antoniniani, Rome - Emperor sacrificing / Laetitia

Gordian III (AD 238-244). Lot of 2 AR Antoniniani. Both from Rome

January-March AD 240.
Obv: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: P M TR P II COS P P, emperor, togate and veiled, standing facing, head left, sacrificing out of patera in right hand over lit altar; wand in left hand.
Ref: RIC 37; RSC 210
Good very fine; Pleasant light cabinet tone.
4.24g, 23mm, 12h.

AD 241-243.
Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia standing left with wreath and anchor.
Ref: RIC IV 86; RSC 121
Extremely Fine, flan crack at 9h.
5.08g; 25mm.
These heavy mid 3rd century Antoniniani were struck from an alloy of copper and silver (billon) and contained about 45% silver.

Culture/region Roman Empire
Ruler/era Gordian III (AD 238-244)
Denomination Lot of 2 AR Antoniniani
Year/Period and Variation Rome - Emperor sacrificing / Laetitia
Condition Ungraded
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