Balbinus 238 AD
Silver Antoninianus, 23 mm, 4.88 gm.
Rome mint, 2nd emission, 238 AD.
Balbinus was co-emperor with Pupienus for three months in 238, the Year of the Six Emperors. Balbinus suspected Pupienus of wanting to supplant him, they were both assassinated by the Praetorian Guard (Balbinus on July 29, 238.
RIC IV 12; BMCRE 74-6; RSC 17.
Ex Lampasas Collection.