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Contributor: Teresa Darling.
Issuer: GORDIAN III, AD 238-244. AR Antoninianus.
Obverse: IMP. GORDIANVS PIVS FEL. AVG, His radiated and draped bust right.
Reverse: AETERNITATI AVG., Sol standing front, head left, holding globe and raising his right hand.
Reference: RIC 83; Van Meter 3. Grade: chEF.
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.