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 The Civil Wars and The Third Century (AD 193 - 296)    [ with thumbnail images ]

Julia Paula, AD 219-220, first wife of Elagabalus, 
                       AR Denarius, 2.65 gm, RSC-6a, RIC-211
          obv.:  "IVLIA PAVLA AVG"
                     Bare-headed and draped bust right.
          rev.:  "CONCORDIA"
                     Concordia seated left, holding patera; in field left, star.
         note:  Minor wear on obverse.  Good detail on reverse.  Very pleasing coin for this scarce Empress.

$185.00

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Gordian III, AD 241-242, AR (silver)  Denarius, 3.00 gm, 19 mm, SearM-8682
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "SECVRITAS PVBLICA"
                     Security seated left, holding scepter in right hand, resting left arm on throne.
          note:  Nice coin with strong strike.  A more difficult denomination for this Emperor as many were melted down to create antoninianii.

$75.00

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Gordian III, AD 241, AR (silver)  Denarius, 2.11 gm, 19.5 mm, SearM-8672
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "AETERNITATI AVG"
                     Sol standing left, raising right hand and holding globe in left.
          note:  Good detail and reverse.  A more difficult denomination for this Emperor as many were melted down to create antoninianii.

$70.00

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Gordian III, AD 241, AR (silver)  Denarius, 2.89 gm, 20 mm, SearM-8674
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "IOVIS STATOR"
                     Jupiter standing facing, head right, resting on scepter and holding thunderbolt.
          note:  Good detail and nice portrait.  A more difficult denomination for this Emperor as many were melted down to create antoninianii.

$70.00

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Gordian III, AD 239, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 4.73 gm, 22 mm, SearM-8600
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "AEQVITAS AVG"
                    Aequitas standing facing, head left, holding scales and cornucopia.
         note:   Strong strike, just a bit of early die wear on reverse.  Much better than average on these pieces.

$60.00

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Gordian III, AD 239, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 4.06 gm, 22x23 mm, RSC-299
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "PROVIDENTIA AVG"
                    Providence standing left, holding wand over globe and scepter.
         note:   Strong strike, excellent front and back.

$80.00

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Gordian III, AD 241, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 3.30 gm, 22 mm, SearM-8648
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "P M TR P V COS II P P"
                    Apollo seated left, holding laurel-branch and resting left arm on lyre.
         note:   Well, they cannot all be perfect.  This one is a bit rough on the obverse and later stage of die wear on the reverse.  But at this price for a silver coin 1750+ years old, I still think it is a bargain!

$25.00

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Gordian III, AD 239, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 4.60 gm, 22 mm, SearM-8600
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "AEQVITAS AVG"
                    Aequitas standing facing, head left, holding scales and cornucopia.
         note:   Great portrait, reasonable reverse.  Nice coin.

$60.00

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Gordian III, AD 243 - 244, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 4.45 gm, 21 mm, SearM-8663
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "VICTORIA AETERNA"
                    Victory standing left, resting on shield set on captive and holding palm.

$60.00

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Gordian III, AD 243 - 244, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 3.89 gm, 22 mm, SearM-8623
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "MARS PROPVG"
                    Mars advancing right, carrying transverse spear and shield.
         note:  Normal circulation wear and some porosity.

$45.00

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Gordian III, AD 241 - 243, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 3.32 gm, 21x24 mm, SearM-8615
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "IOVI STRATORI"
                    Jupiter standing facing, head right, resting on scepter and holding thunderbolt.
         note:  Soft strike and some wear on this budget-friendly specimen.

$25.00

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Gordian III, AD 243 - 244, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 3.46 gm, 21x23 mm, SearM-8613
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "FORTVNA REDVX"
                    Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia.
         note: Nice coin with very little wear but slightly worn reverse die.  A less common variety without the wheel under the seat.  Probably an Antioch issue.

$60.00

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Gordian III, AD 243 - 244, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 4.10 gm, 22 mm, SearM-8651
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "P M TR P VI COS II P P"
                    Apollo seated left, holding laurel-branch and resting left arm on lyre.
         note:   Reasonable portrait, very late die reverse.

$25.00

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Gordian III, AD 241 - 243, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 3.66 gm, 22 mm, SearM-8670
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "VIRTVTI AVGVSTI"
                    Hercules, nude, standing facing, head right, right hand on hip, left holding lion's skin and resting on club set on rock.
         note:   Good toned metal on this desirable reverse.

$45.00

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Gordian III, AD 241-242, AR (silver)  Antoninianus, 4.85 gm, 23 mm, SearM-8660
          obv.:  "IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "SECVRIT PERP"
                     Security standing facing, head left, legs crossed, holding scepter in right hand, resting left arm on column.
          note:  Nice coin with strong strike. 

$60.00

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