Gordian III, AE Pentassarion, Anchialos, Thrace

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Gordian III, AE Pentassarion, Anchialos, Thrace

Gordian III (A.D. 238-244), AE Pentassarion, 31mm. Minted at Anchialos, Thrace. AVT KAI ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian facing right, seen from behind, rev. OVΛΠIAN-W-N [AN]XIAΛEWN, an athlete standing front, head turned to left, holding a wreath and a long palm-branch, E (mark of value) in left field, 14.45g., 12h (cf. Varbanov 627-8; cf. Moushmov 2920). Attractive natural dark green patina, very fine and a very interesting type, well-preserved for this rare issue.

CM04381

£1,250
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