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AE36 of Gordian III

Bronze AE36, 36mm, 21.92gm, issued AD 238-244.

Obv: [AVT K M ANT] ΓOPΔ [IANOC CEB], Radiate draped bust right, Π before and Π behind.

Rev: Two Ciliarch crowns decorated with busts.

References: SNG Fr 1677.


The busts on the crowns on the reverse represent the heads of emperors who were honoured in Cilician temples, of which the Ciliarch, or high priest, presided over.

1708RCH2462c   |   Fair-Fine   |   SOLD