Gordianus III – Denarius – Emperor on Horseback

Gordianus III , 240 AD , Roma

Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG – Bust of Gordian III, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right 

The Inscription reads: Imperator Gordianus Pius Felix Augustus – Supreme commander (Imperator), Gordian, the pious emperor (Augustus).


Reverse: P M TR P III COS P P – Gordian III, in military attire, with cloak flying behind, on horse prancing left, raising right hand and holding spear in left hand 

The Inscription reads: Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate Tertia, Consul, Pater Patriae. – High priest, holder of tribunician power for the third time, consul, father of the nation.

  • Gordianus III
  • Rome
  • Roman Imperial Period
  • Silver
  • 2.08gr
  • 18.92mm
  • RIC IV 81

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