Gordian III, (A.D. 238-244), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issued A.D. 242-4 (23.25 g), obv. laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, around IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, rev. around SECVRITAS AVG, SC in exergue, Securitas seated left, holding a sceptre and propping head on left hand, (S.8739, RIC 312, C.333); Moesia Inferior, Odessus, Gordian III, (A.D. 238-244), AE pentassarion (13.36 g), obv. confronted busts of Gordian III right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Serapis left, draped and wearing calathus, around AVT K M ANT GORDIANOC AYG, Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopiae, E (mark of value) to left, around ODHCCEITWN, (S.-, Moushmov 1676, Varbanov 4542). Deeply toned, very fine - good very fine. (2)
Ex Brian Bolton Collection. First coin previously CNG Auction 305, lot 322. Second coin previously Status International, 2008, lot 8474. With tickets.