GORDIAN III GOLD AUREUS – 1953 PEDIGREED SPECIMEN PUBLISHED IN CALICO AND BIAGGI – AU NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 13890)
ROMAN EMPIRE. GORDIAN III, AD 238-244.
Gold Aureus, 4.55 g., 20 mm. Minted in Rome..
Obv. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. IOVI STATORI, Jupiter, standing, looking right, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
RIC IV 99; Calicó 3200 (this coin published); Biaggi 1358 (this coin published).
Ex M&M 13 June 1953, 842.
NGC graded AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, a coin with an exceptional publication history.