Gordian III, (A.D. 238-244), AE as, (11.81 g), issued 241-243, Rome mint, obv. laureate bust to right of Gordian III, draped and cuirassed, around IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, rev. Jupiter standing facing, head to right, holding spear, around IOVI STATORI, S C across, (S.8780, RIC 298b, C.112) (illustrated); Valerian I, (253-260 A.D.), AE sestertius, issued 253-5 A.D., Rome Mint, (19.49 g), Obv. laureate bust of Valerian I, draped and cuirassed to right, around IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG, Rev. VIRTVS AVGG around, Virtus standing to left holding spear and hand resting on shield, (S.10025, RIC 182, C.269). First with green patina and very fine, other brown patination nearly very fine. (2)
Ex Dr. V.J.A. Flynn Collection and previously from A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., with tickets.