238-244 AD GORDIAN III
GRADED BY NGC AS A VF
OBV: IMP.GORDIANVS PIVS FEL.AVG
REV: ORIENS AVG
(SOLI INVICTO COMITI) SOL STANDING LEFT HOLDING GLOBE,
THE UNCONQUERABLE SUN-GOD
Gordian III was the 32nd Emperor of Roman Empire and was also the youngest ruler to have sole reign over the empire. Little is known about his life, his father and grandfather were both killed, he was proclaimed Emperor at the age of 13, and his reign lasted 5 and half years, in which he died of an illness at the age of 19.
This coin came from the Danube Silver Collection, Double Denarius
A very beautiful coin, great detail NGC VF Graded All details great.
Seaby 167 Drdc(a) RIC 213