RPC VII.1, 203

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 203
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Daldis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Magistrate Lucius Aurelius Hephaistion (first archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑ ϹΑ
Nominative Furia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ Λ ΑΥΡ ΗΦΑΙϹΤΙΩΝΟϹ ΑΡΧ Α Τ Β ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus-Sarapis seated, left, holding patera and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 202.1/1, 202.2/2.
Note It is probably Sarapis that is represented here, rather than Zeus
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Fox
2 2     ✸ Pecunem 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 424