Roman Empire Gordian III AD238-244 Silver Double Denarius Victory captive NGC VF
Roman Empire Gordian III AD 238-244 Silver Coin Double Denarius
Victory standing left holding palm branch and shield, which rests on captive
Authenticity is guaranteed and certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation NGC
Grade: VF (Very Fine) Strike: 5/5, Surface 2/5
Diameter: 20-22 mm
Denomination: Double Denarius
Weight: 4.71 g.
Catalog References: RIC 154, C 348
Minted in Rome
Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Radiate draped cuirassed bust right
Reverse: VICTOR AE-TER, Victory standing left holding palm branch and shield, which rests on captive
Gordian III was Roman Emperor from 238 AD to 244 AD.
At the age of 13, he became the youngest sole legal Roman emperor throughout the existence of the united Roman Empire.
Gordian was the son of Antonia Gordiana and an unnamed Roman Senator who died before 238.
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