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ROMAN EMPIRE, Gordian III - RIC 039 - Antoninianus - Virtus -Rome mint
IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG - Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS AVG - Virtus standing left , holding spear & palm branch, chalmys on arm, shield against leg


AR Ant. Rome Mint 238 -240 AD Superb example of this boy emperor, and unbelievable reverse...
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seraphic  [Jul 21, 2005 at 04:26 AM]
Love the uneven flan. It makes the coin look ancient and adds to its character.
Potator II  [Jul 21, 2005 at 01:34 PM]
Not only the reverse is unbelievebale
Gert  [Jul 23, 2005 at 06:19 PM]
This has to be the finest Gordian ant I have ever seen. The style is suberb. It takes a while to find a coin like this, even though Gordian ants are abundant.
Noah  [Jun 16, 2009 at 12:14 AM]
really special coin
Tibsi  [Jul 27, 2010 at 08:54 AM]
Great coin!
Randygeki(h2)  [Jul 27, 2010 at 10:28 PM]
very cool, I like the rev alot