IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Imp(erator) Gordianus Pius Fel(EX) Aug(ustus)
        RIC 127 to 131,
        RIC 136 to 139a, rare coins of the fourth issue
        RIC 140 to 156, 167a, fifth issue and dated
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 240
19mm, 1.84 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 127, RSC 69, Sears '88 2470

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: DIANA LVCIFERA
Diana standing right, holding long transverse torch

Last issue of the AR Denarius produced for mass circulation in the Roman Empire. Mattingly, RIC IV incorrectly called this part of special issue(RIC 115, 127,129, 129a, and 131) marking the marriage of Gordian III to Sabinia Tranquillina in 241.
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 240
21mm, 2.94 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 129A, RSC 347, Sears '88 2477

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: SALVS AVGVSTI
Salus standing right feeding snake held in arms

Last issue of the AR Denarius produced for mass circulation in the Roman Empire. Mattingly, RIC IV incorrectly called this part of special issue(RIC 115, 127,129, 129a, and 131) marking the marriage of Gordian III to Sabinia Tranquillina in 241.
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 240
21mm, 2.44 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 130, RSC 340, Sears '88 2476

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: SECVRITAS PVBLICA
Securitas seated left holding scepter and propping head on left hand

Last issue of the AR Denarius produced for mass circulation in the Roman Empire. Mattingly, RIC IV incorrectly called this part of special issue(RIC 115, 127,129, 129a, and 131) marking the marriage of Gordian III to Sabinia Tranquillina in 241.
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 240
20mm, 2.26 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 131, RSC 347, Sears '88 2477

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: VENVS VICTRIX
Venus standing left with helmet & scepter, leaning on shield

Last issue of the AR Denarius produced for mass circulation in the Roman Empire. Mattingly, RIC IV incorrectly called this part of special issue(RIC 115, 127,129, 129a, and 131) marking the marriage of Gordian III to Sabinia Tranquillina in 241.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD Uncertain date
RIC 136, Cohen 103

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right


Rev: IOVI CONSERVATORI
Jupiter standing left, holding thinderbolt and sceptre





Need
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241?
RIC 137, Cohen 147

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right


Rev: LIBERALITAS AVG III
Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and double cornucopiae
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-242
RIC 137A, Cohen 246

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right


Rev: P M TR P III COS II P P
Gordian standing left, sacrificing over a tripod-alter and holding a sceptre





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Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 242-243
RIC 138, Cohen 257

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right


Rev: P M TR P IIII COS II P P
Gordian riding left, raising right hand and holding spear





Need
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 242-243
RIC 139, Cohen 258

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right


Rev: P M TR P IIII COS II P P
Gordian, crowned by Victory, in slow quadriga left, holding branch and sceptre





Need
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-242
RIC 139A, Cohen 258

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right


Rev: P M TR P III COS II P P
Gordian standing left, sacrificing over a tripod-alter and holding a sceptre





Need
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
23mm, 2.82 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 140, RSC 71, Sears '88 2433

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: FELICIT TEMP
Felicitas standing left with caduceus & cornucopiae.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
RIC 141, RSC 72

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: FELICIT TEMPOR
Felicitas standing left with long caduceus & cornucopia.





Need
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
23mm, 4.44 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 142, RSC 81

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: FELICITAS TEMPORVM
Felicatas standing left with cauduceus and cornucopia
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
24mm, 4.08 gms, die axis 1h

RIC 143, RSC 97, Sears '88 2435

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: FORT REDUX
Fortuna seated left with rudder & cornucopiae, wheel beneath
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
23mm, 4.70 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 144, RSC 98

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: FORTVNA REDVX
Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia, wheel below throne
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
24mm, 4.06 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 145, RSC 155, Sears '88 2441

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: MARS PROPVG
Mars advancing right with spear & shield
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
RIC 146, RSC 156

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: MARS PROPVGNAT
Mars advancing right, holding spear and shield
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 244, 5th Issue
21mm, 2.86 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 147, RSC 160, Hunter 59, Sears '88 2442

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: MARTEM PROPVGNITOREM
Mars advancing right with spear & shield
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243- 244, 5th Issue
20mm, 3.65 gms, die axis 11h

RIC 148, RSC 296, Sears '88 2457

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: PROVID AVG
Providence standing left with scepter, pointing wand at globe at feet
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
23mm, 3.95 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 149, RSC 298

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: PROVIDENT AVG
Providence standing left with scepter, pointing wand at globe at feet
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
22mm, 2.67 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 150, RSC 299

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: PROVIDENTIA AVG
Providence standing left with baton and scepter.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, Feb-Mar AD 244, 5th and last Issue
23.5mm, 2.80 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 151, RSC 327, Sears '88 2461

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: SECVRIT PERP
Securitas standing left with scepter, leaning on column

This coin reflects the optimism of Rome after Gordian III routed the Persians in Mesopotamia and continued the campaign into the Persian Kingdom. Unfortunately, Gordian was soon after murdered and Philip I assumed the throne.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
RIC 152, RSC 328

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: SECVRIT PERPET
Securitas standing left with scepter, leaning on column
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
25mm x 22mm, 3.63 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 153, RSC 336

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: SECVRITAS PERPETVA
Securitas standing left with scepter, leaning on column
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
22mm, 4.50 gms, die axis 11h

RIC 154, RSC 348

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: VICTOR AETER
Victory standing left with palm, resting sheild on captive at foot
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
RIC 155, RSC 349

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: VICTORIA AETER
Victory standing left, holding palm & resting right hand of shield set atop a captive
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, 5th Issue
23mm, 4.07 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 156, RSC 353, Sears '88 2463

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: VICTORIA AETERNA
Victory standing left, with shield set captive at feet and palm





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Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243-244, Dated issue
RIC 167A, RSC 280, Sear '88 2456

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: P M TR P VII COS II P P
Mars advancing right, holding spear and shield





Need
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 240
21mm, 2.48 gms, die axis 5h

RIC 129, RSC 186

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Rev: PIETAS AVGVSTI
Pietas, veiled, standing facing, head left, raising both hands

Last issue of the AR Denarius produced for mass circulation in the Roman Empire. Mattingly, RIC IV incorrectly called this part of special issue(RIC 115, 127,129, 129a, and 131) marking the marriage of Gordian III to Sabinia Tranquillina in 241.
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