Gordian I, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 17.40 g, 12 h), Rome, March-April 238. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian I to right, seen from behind. Rev. SECVRITAS AVGG / S C Securitas seated left, holding scepter in her right hand and leaning with her left on armchair. BMC 12. Cohen 11. RIC 11. An excellent piece with a particularly impressive portrait. Light deposits and with minor areas of weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Lang, ex Hirsch 279, 8 February 2012, 2624 and from the Friedrich Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica, 2 April 1995, 1803.