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Contributor: Teresa Darling.
Issuer: GORDIAN III, AD 238-244. AR Antoninianus.
Obverse: IMP. CAES. M. ANT. GORDIANVS AVG., His young radiated and draped bust right.
Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI. Jupiter half naked, standing to the left holding sceptre and thunderbolt. Small figure of Gordian III at his feet.
Reference: RIC 2; Sear 2436. Grade: EF+.
Comments: For more information, read the "Gordian III" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on the Gordians see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.