Gordian III, (A.D. 238-244), AE sestertius, (17.86 g), issued 242, Rome mint, obv. laureate bust to right of Gordian III, draped and cuirassed, around IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, rev. Gordian standing to right, holding transverse spear and globe, around P M TR P V COS II P P, S C across, (cf.S.8731, RIC 307a, C.267). Dark brown patination, slight flan flaw on obverse, extremely fine and scarce.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously CNG Coin Shop #871930.