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Browsing Roman Imperial Coins of Gordian I


Grandfather of Gordian III. His coins are generally quite rare.

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RIC 1
sear5 #8446
Gordian I AR Denarius. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / P M TR P COS P P, Gordian, standing facing, head left, holding branch in right hand and parazonium in left. RSC 2.(4 examples)
Note to RIC 2: RIC describes this coin as "P M TR P COS P P, Female figure (? Pax) standing left, diademed, holding branch and short sceptre". A number of sellers make the error of selling RIC 1 denarii as RIC 2, the sole known example of which is in the British Museum.
RIC 4
sear5 #8447
Gordian I Africanus Denarius. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate head right / ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory and sceptre. RIC 4, RSC 8. (2 examples)
RIC 5
sear5 #8448
Gordianus I Africanus AR Denarius. IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / SECVRITAS AVGG, Securitas seated left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae.(3 examples)
RIC 7
sear5 #8449
Gordian I AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / P M T-R P COS P P S-C, Gordian standing left, holding branch in right hand and resting left on parazonium. Cohen 3.(One example)
RIC 9
sear5 #8450
Gordian I AE sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / PROVIDENTIA AVGG, Providentia standing left, leaning on column, legs crossed, holding wand and cornucopiae, globe at feet, S-C across fields. RIC 9; BMC 5; Cohen 6; Sear 8450.(4 examples)
RIC 10
sear5 #8451
Gordian I Africanus AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate draped bust right / ROMAE AETERNAE, SC below, Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory and sceptre. Cohen 9.(One example)
RIC 11
sear5 #8452
Gordian I AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / SECVRITAS AVGG, SC in exergue, Securitas seated left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae. Cohen 11.(One example)
RIC 12
sear5 #8453
Gordian I AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / VICTORIA AVGG S-C, Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm. Cohen 14.(4 examples)
RIC 14
sear5 #8454
Gordian I AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VIRTVS AVGG, S-C across fields, Virtus standing left, holding spear and resting right arm on shield. RIC 14, Cohen 15.(One example)
Egypt
Milne 3299
sear5 #8462
Gordian I Potin Tetradrachm of Alexandria. Year 1. A K M AN ΓOΡΔIANOC CEM AΦΡ EY CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / LA, Nike seated left, holding wreath and palm branch. Milne 3299. (One example)
Milne 3302
sear5 #8464
Gordian I Potin Tetradrachm of Alexandria. Year 1. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing left, head turned, with wreath in beak, L A at sides. Milne 3302; Dattari 4465; BMC 1831; Koln 1203/4. (2 examples)

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