Coin Catalogue

Gordian II 238 A.D.

Gordian was the son of the father of the same name. He led a hopelessly outclassed militia army against a Roman legion headed by Capellianus and died in battle.




AR Denarius


RIC 1, BMC 19, C 5 Denarius Obv: IMPMANTGORDIANVSAFRAVG – Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: PROVIDENTIAAVGG – Providentia standing left, holding wand over a globe, cornucopia in left; left elbow resting on short column, legs crossed at ankles. March – April 238 (Rome). $2,500 1/13/03.



RIC 2, BMC 28, C 12 Denarius Obv: IMPMANTGORDIANVSAFRAVG – Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VICTORIAAVG – Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. March – April 238 (Rome).



RIC 3, C 14 Denarius Obv: IMPMANTGORDIANVSAFRAVG – Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VIRTVSAVGG – Virtus standing left, right hand on shield and holding spear in left. March – April 238 (Rome). $3,000 4/1/2001.




AE Sestertius


RIC 10, C 4 Sestertius Obv: IMPCAESMANTGORDIANVSAFRAVG – Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: PMTRPCOSPP – Gordian, standing facing, head left, holding branch and a short scepter in left. March – April 238 (Rome).


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