As - Gordian III ROMAE AETERNAE S C; Roma

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Gordian III (238-244)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 240-239
Value As = 1⁄16 Denarius (1/16)
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Bronze
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 281052
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC IV.3# 272B,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham, Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland; 1949. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 4.3. Gordian III – Uranius Antoninus (AD 238–253). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.4.gor_iii.272B
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Gordian III, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.

Lettering: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG

Translation:
IMperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Marcus Antonius Gordianus, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Roma, helmeted, in military attire, seated left on shield, holding Victory in extended right hand and spear in left hand.

Lettering: ROMAE AETERNAE S C

Translation:
Romae Aeternae. Senatus Consultum.
Everlasting Rome. Decree of the senate.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (240-239) 

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