Ancient Roman silver Antoninianus of emperor Gordian III / Laetitia

Ancient Roman silver Antoninianus of emperor Gordian III / Laetitia

Code: 11700

£70.00 Approx $96.29, €81.97
 

This is an ancient Roman silver Antoninianus of Emperor Gordian III, minted in Rome between 241 - 243 AD 

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

Reverse: LAETITIA AVG N, "Joy of Our August" Laetitia standing left, with wreath and anchor

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Antoninianus

MATERIAL: Silver 

DATE: 238 - 244 AD (minted in Rome between 241 - 243 AD)

SIZE: 22mm diameter

WEIGHT: 3.67 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 86, RSC 121 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 8617

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a  private collection. London.