Gordia.n III AE25 of Viminacium, Moesia Superior.Moesia standing between bull and lion

Ancient Coins - Gordia.n III AE25 of Viminacium, Moesia Superior.Moesia standing between bull and lion
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Gordian III AE25 of Viminacium, Moesia Superior. Year 1 = 238 AD. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, radiate draped bust right / PMS COL VIM, Moesia standing between bull and lion, AN I in ex. SNGCop 137.

Gordian III was the grandson of Gordian I and nephew of Gordian II, and was in Rome when Balbinus and Pupienus were murdered in 238 AD. After serving briefly as Caesar, then, he was raised to Augustus and served until 244 AD when he was murdered at the instigation of Philip the Arab.