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Exceptional Gordian I Sestertius

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1817. Estimate $10000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $8250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Gordian I. AD 238. Æ Sestertius (18.28 g, 11h). Rome mint. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond. RIC IV 12; Banti 8. EF, natural green patina with traces of earthen green deposits. Exceptional. Rare.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 7 (2 March 1994), lot 779.