Important Ancient Coins (14 March 2007)

Date of Auction: 14th March 2007

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

ROMAN IMPERIAL COINS, Gordian II Africanus (238), Denarius, 238, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. providentia avgg, Providentia standing left, holding wand over a globe and cornucopiæ, left elbow resting on short column, legs crossed at ankles, 3.32g/5h (RIC 1; RSC 5). Extremely fine and very rare (£1,000-1,500)