About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Gordianus, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back (reverse), the god Apollo is depicted seated, facing left and holding an olive branch.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gordianus
- Roman Empire
- 238 CE–244 CE
- Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Reverse: PM TRP IIIII COS II PP
- Diam. 3.1 cm; 18.33 g
- Gift of William F. Dunham