Ancient Roman silver Antoninianus of emperor Gordian III / Felicitas

Ancient Roman silver Antoninianus of emperor Gordian III / Felicitas

Code: 12071

£75.00 Approx $83.61, €85.32
 

This is an ancient Roman silver Antoninianus of Emperor Gordian III, minted in Rome between 243 - 244 AD 

Obverse:  IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG "Emperor Gordianus, Pious and Happy August" radiate draped bust left

Reverse: FELICITAS TEMPORVM "Fortunate timesFelicitas "fruitful, blessed, happy, lucky", draped, standing left, holding long caduceus in right hand and cornucopia.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Antoninianus 2 Denarii (2)

MATERIAL: Silver 

DATE: 238 - 244 AD (minted in Rome between 243 - 244 AD)

SIZE: 21.9mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.23 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC IV.3# 142, OCRE# ric.4.gor_iii.142

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a  private collection. Budapest, Hungary.