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Browsing Roman Imperial Coins of Gordian II


Note: The distinguishing feature between coins of Gordian I and Gordian II (the obverse legends are the same) is that Gordian II has a receding hair line and he has no hair in front of his laurel wreath.

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RIC 1
sear5 #8465
Gordian II Denarius. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / PROVIDENTIA AVGG, Providentia standing left, leaning on column, holding wand over globe and cornucopiae. RIC 1, RSC 5. (2 examples)
RIC 2Gordian II, AR denarius, 21mm, 2.93 gr. 238 AD. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGG, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. RIC 2; RSC 12; BMC 28.TextImage
RIC 2
sear5 #8466
Gordian II Denarius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGG, Victory advancing with wreath and palm branch. RIC 2, RSC 12. (2 examples)
RIC 3
sear5 #8467
Gordian II Denarius. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VIRTVS AVGG, Virtus standing left, holding vertical spear and resting right hand on shield at his side. RIC IV 3; RSC 14. (7 examples)
RIC 3
Limes den.
Gordian II AE Limes Denarius. Military mint on the Danube border. AD 238. 2.71 g. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VIRTVS AVGG, Virtus standing left, holding vertical spear and resting right hand on shield at his side. Limes AE version of RIC IV 3; BMCRE 30; RSC 14.TextImage
RIC 5
sear5 #8470
Gordian II AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ROMA AETERNAE, Roma seated left, holding Victory and sceptre, SC in ex. RIC 5, Cohen 9. (3 examples)
RIC 7Gordian II, AE sestertius, AD 238, Rome mint, 20.02 g. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVG, S-C, Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm branch. RIC 7; BMCRE 29; Sear 8472.TextImage
RIC 8
sear5 #8473
Gordian II AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VIRTVS AVGG, S C across field, Virtus standing left, holding spear and resting against shield. Cohen 15. (5 examples)
RIC 10Gordian II AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / P M TR P COS P P, Gordian, standing facing, head left, holding branch in right hand and a short sceptre in left. RSC 4. TextImage
RIC p176Gordian II AR denarius. Hybrid with reverse of Pupienus, IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AFR AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopia. BMC 33, RSC 1. TextImage
Egypt
Milne 3302cf
Gordian II Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria. Dated Year 1 = 238 AD. A K M AN GORDIANOC AFP EVCE, laureate cuirassed bust right / L-A, eagle standing left, head right with wreath in its beak. Emmett 3354. TextImage
FAKE
Caesarea-
Germanica
RecGen 34
FAKE Gordian II AE27 of Caesarea Germanica, Bithynia. AD 238. 16.90 g. M ANT GORDIANOC AFRI CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KAICAPEIAC GERMANIKHC, Artemis standing right, holding bow and spear, crescent on her head. RecGen 34; Paris 322 (fakes collection). FAKE. A reworked sestertius of Gordian III: MARTEM PROPVGNATOREM S-C (Mars, helmeted and in military dress, standing right, holding spear and shield) - RIC IV-3, 333).TextImage
See also: Search the Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins for Gordian+II+Africanus
Search the Perseus Project database for coins of Gordian II
Coins of Gordian II at Aeqvitas.com
Coins of Gordian II at the Ancient Coin Forum

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