GORDIAN III ROMAN COIN
NGC GRADED CH VF
OBV: IMP.GORDIANVS PIVS FEL. AVG
REV: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI
Hercules naked standing right, with right
hand on hip while resting hand on club setting
on rock, with lion skin beside club.
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 CH VF Graded All details great.
SEABY 404 Drdc RIC 95