IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Imp(erator) Gordianus Pius Fel(EX) Aug(ustus)
RIC 63 to 71, 81, 82. third issue, including rare coins of this issue
       RIC83 to 95, 111 to 116, fourth issue
 
The Felix in this obverse legend refers to a notable event involving the Emperor's luck. In this case it likely referred to the repression of the uprising in Africa in early AD 240.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, March to May AD 240, 3rd Issue
22mm, 3.65 gms, die axis 7h

RIC 63, RSC 25, Sears '88 2429


Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate draped bust right



Rev: AEQUITAS AVG
Equity standing left with scales & cornucopia
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, March to May AD 240, 3rd Issue
RIC 64, RSC 52

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate draped bust right



Rev: CONCORDIA AVG
Concordia seated left with patera & cornucopia






NEED
Antoninianus, Rome Mint,  AD 240, 3rd Issue
21mm, 4.03 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 65, RSC 62, Sears '88 2432

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: CONCORDIA MILIT
Concordia seated left with patera and double cornucopiae

The change in the reverse legend from CONCORDIA AVG to CONCORDIA MILIT was likely the result of the suppression of the revolt in Africa in AD 240
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, March to May AD 240, 3rd Issue
21 mm, 4.83 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 66v, RSC 132

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



Rev: LIBERALITAS AVG II
Liberalitas standing left with abacus & double cornucopia

RIC IV lists a single cornucopia
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, March to May AD 240, 3rd Issue
22mm, 2.46 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 67, RSC 142, Sear '88 2440

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



Rev: LIBERALITAS AVG III
Liberalitas standing left with abacus & cornucopia
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, March to May AD 240, 3rd Issue
22mm, 4.26 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 68, RSC 216

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate draped bust right



Rev: P M TR P II COS P P
Gordian standing togate left sacrificing over lit altar
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 240, 3rd Issue
22mm, 3.68 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 70, RSC 314

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: ROMAE AETERNAE - Eternal Rome
Roma seated left on cuirass, with Victory & scepter
Antoninianus, Roem Mint, AD 240, 3rd Issue
22mm, 4.92 gms, die axis 1h

RIC 71, RSC 388

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: VIRTVS AVG
Virtus, helmeted, in military dress, standing left holding branch
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, March to May AD 240, 3rd Issue
22mm, 4.46 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 69, RSC 226

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate draped bust right


Rev: P M TR P III COS P P
Gordian standing togate left sacrificing over lit altar






NEED






NEED






NEED
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 240, 3rd Issue
20mm, 2.60 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 81, RSC 234, Sears '88 2473

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

Rev: P M TR P III COS P P
Gordian riding left on horseback
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 240, 3rd Issue
RIC 82, RSC 41, Sears '88 2473

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

Rev: AETERNITATI AVG
Sol standing, facing, head left, holding globe






NEED
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
22mm, 3.28 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 83, RSC 41, Sears '88 2430

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: AETERNITATI AVG - Eternal Augustus
Sol, radiate, standing left with globe.






NEED
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
23 mm, 3.69 gms, die axis 1h

RIC 84, RSC 109, Sears '88 2437

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: IOVI STATORI
Jupiter standing front, head right with scepter & thunderbolt
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
22mm, 4.25 gms, die axis 7h

RIC 85, RSC 115

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: IOVIS STATOR
Jupiter standing front, head right, with scepter & thunderbolt
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, 22mm, 3.71 gms
RIC 86, RSC 121, Sears '88 2438
AD 241-243, 4th Issue

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: LAETITIA AVG N
Laetitia standing left with wreath & anchor
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
23mm, 4.05 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 87, RSC 237, Sears '88 2451

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: P M TR P III COS II P P
Apollo, bare to waist,  seated left, holding branch and resting left elbow on lyre
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
22mm, 2.84 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 88, RSC 250, Sears '88 2452

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

Rev: P M TR P IIII COS II P P
Apollo, bare to waist,  seated left, holding branch and resting left elbow on lyre
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
23mm, 4.43 gms, die axis 7h

RIC 89, RSC 261

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: P M TR P V COS II P P (Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate( 5th appt.), Consul ( second appt.), Pater Patriae)Apollo, bare to waist, seated left holding branch, resting elbow on lyre

The obverse legend shows the titles held by Gordian III during this period. Head priest, supreme civil head of the state (5th appointment), consul (second appointment), father of his country
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 243, 4th Issue
22mm, 3.22 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 90, RSC 272, Sears '88 2455

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: PM TR P VI COS II PP (Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate( 6th appt.), Consul (2nd appt.) , Pater Patriae)
Apollo, seated left, holding branch and resting elbow on lyre


The obverse legend shows the titles held by Gordian III during this period. Head priest, supreme civil head of the state (6th appointment), consul (2nd appointment), father of his country.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
22mm, 4.70 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 91, RSC 242

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: P M TR P III COS II P P

Gordian in military dress, standing right with spear & globe
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
23mm, 4.80 gms, die axis 12h
RIC 92, RSC 253, Sears '88 2453

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: PM TR P IIII COS II PP
Gordian in military dress, standing right with spear & globe.


The obverse legend shows the titles held by Gordian III during this period. Head priest, supreme civil head of the state (4th appointment), consul (2nd appointment), father of his country.
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
23mm x 20mm, 3.33 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 93, RSC 266, Sears '88 2454

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: PM TR P V COS II PP (Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate( 5th appt.), Consul ( second appt.), Pater Patriae)
Gordian standing right with globe & spear

The obverse legend shows the titles held by Gordian III during this period. Head priest, supreme civil head of the state (5th appointment), consul (2nd appointment), father of his country


Ex Vel Garnett Collection
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
23mm, 4.67 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 94, RSC 276

Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r.

Rev: PM TR P VI COS II PP
Gordian standing right with globe & spear.


The obverse legend shows the titles held by Gordian III during this period. Head priest, supreme civil head of the state (6th appointment), consul (2nd appointment), father of his country
Antoninianus, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
22mm, 3.06 gms, die axis 6h

RIC 95, RSC 404, Sears '88 2468

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

Rev: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI - To the bravery and courage of the emperor
Hercules standing right leaning on club set on rock


Ex Vel Garnett Collection
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
19mm, 3.08 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 111, RSC 39, Sears '88 2469

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

Rev: AETERNITATI AVG
Sol standing right, head left, with upraised hand and holding a globe
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
20mm, 3.09 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 112, RSC 113, Sears '88 2468

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

Rev: IOVIS STATOR
Jupiter standing front with thunderbolt & scepter
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
19mm, 2.74 gms, die axis 10h

RIC 113, RSC 120, Sears '88 2471

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

Rev: LAETITIA AVG N
Laetitia standing facing with wreath & rudder
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
20mm, 3.02 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 114, RSC 179, Sears '88 2474

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

Rev: P M TR P III COS II P P
Apollo seated left holding branch in right hand
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
20mm, 2.67 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 115, RSC 243

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

Rev: PM TR P III COS II PP

Gordian standing right with spear and orb
Denarius, Rome Mint, AD 241-243, 4th Issue
22mm, 2.89 gms, die axis 12h

RIC 116, RSC 403

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

Rev: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI
Hercules standing front with club in right hand at feet
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