Gordian I, 238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.41 g, 1 h), Rome, March-April 238. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian I to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P COS P P Gordian I standing front, head to left, holding branch in his right hand and parazonium with his left. BMC 1. Cohen 2. RIC 1. A virtually unimprovable example with an exceptional portrait. Sharply struck from fresh dies, perfectly centered and fully lustrous. Virtually as struck.