Contributor: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.
|Issuer:||GORDIAN I Africanus, AD 238. AR Denarius (3.66 gm)|
|Obverse:||IMP. M. ANT. GORDIANVS AFR. AVG., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.|
|Reverse:||SECVRITAS AVGG., Securitas seated left holding sceptre.|
|Reference:||RIC 5; BMCRE 11;
RSC 10. Superb EF|
||For more information, read the "Gordian I" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on the Gordians see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.