MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Gordian III.
|279, Lot: 148. Estimate $100.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 238-244. Æ Pentassarion (25mm, 12.02 g, 12h). Tullius Menophilus, consular legate. Struck AD 239-240. Confronted busts of Gordian right, laureate, draped, cuirassed, and Serapis left, draped and wearing modius / Apollo, nude, standing left, raising arm over head and holding bow; to left, E (mark of value) above mantle draped over low column; to right, serpent climbing small tree. H&J, Markianopolis
188.8.131.52; Varbanov 1947a. Good VF, green patina.