A beautiful sestertius of Gordian II
Lot 558
Gordian II, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 18.81 g, 12 h), Rome, March-April 238. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian II to right, seen from behind. Rev. VIRTVS AVGG / S - C Virtus standing front, head to left, holding inverted spear in her left hand and placing her right on shield set on ground. BMC 31. Cohen 15. RIC 8. Rare. A very attractive example with lovely orichalcum surfaces. Minor spot of corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.


From a collection formed in the Rhineland, ex Giessener Münzhandlung 67, 2 May 1994, 699 (with original ticket).
Starting price:
750 CHF
Current bid:
1200 CHF
Bid increment:
100 CHF
Minimum bid:
1300 CHF
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Closing time: 03-Dec-22, 16:38:30 CET
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.

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