Diameter: 22-24 mm
Denomination: Double Denarius
Weight: 4.62 g.
Catalog References: RIC IV 88; RSC IV 250
Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind
Reverse: P M TR P V COS II P P, Apollo seated left on throne, nude to waist, himation around hips and legs, laurel branch in right, resting left arm on lyre
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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