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592070
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2070. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GORDIAN III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.23 gm). Antioch mint. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / VICT-ORIA AVG, Victory in biga right. RIC IV -; RSC -. Not listed in the major references. Good VF, porous, reverse lightly double-struck. Very rare, one of only about four known. ($500)

From the George His Collection of coins of Gordian III, with his ticket. Ex Numismatik Lanz Auktion 72 (29 may 1995), lot 753; Bankhaus Aufhäuser Auktion 5 (5-7 October 1988), lot 383.