Obverse legend : IMP CAES PVPIEN MAXIMVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et drapé de Pupien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A21).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Pupienus Maximus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Pupien Maxime auguste).
Reverse legend : PATRES SENATVS.
Reverse description : Deux mains jointes (Bonne Foi).
Reverse translation : “Patres Senatus”, (Pères du Sénat).
(02-04/05/238) Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus
Pupien was proclaimed emperor together Balbin. After the death of Maximin, he returned to Rome. Some disagreement arose between the two co-emperors who eventually were both murdered by the Praetorian between late April and early May after the new timeline established by A. and M. Christol Chastagnol.