Gordian III, as Caesar, 238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.75 g, 1 h), Rome, circa April-June 238. M ANT GORDIANVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind. Rev. PIETAS AVGG Emblems of the pontificate: lituus, secespita, guttus, simpulum, and aspergillum. BMC 62. Cohen 182. RIC 1. Rare. Beautifully toned and attractive. Good extremely fine.
From an American collection, ex Triton III, 30 November-1 December 1999, 1143.