Choice VF Gordian III AE31 Sestertius Nice Green Patina Apollo Seated

Ancient Coins - Choice VF Gordian III AE31 Sestertius Nice Green Patina Apollo Seated
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Gordian III, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D.
 
RB76166. Orichalcum sestertius, RIC IV 303a, Hunter III 117, Cohen 262, SRCV III 8732, Choice VF, attractive green patina with red earthen fill, nice portrait, well centered, light marks, small edge cracks, 17.522g, 30.5mm, 0o, Rome mint, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse P M TR P V COS II P P, Apollo enthroned left, laurel-branch in right hand, left forearm resting on lyre on back of his seat, S C (senatus consulto) in exergue
 
In 243, Timesitheus, Gordian's father-in-law and praetorian prefect became ill and died under suspicious circumstances. Gordian III appointed Philip the Arab as his new praetorian prefect.
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