RPC VII.1, 242.1

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 242.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ ϹΑ
Nominative Furia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩ(Ν)
Reverse design Demeter standing l., holding ears of corn and long torch; at her feet, serpent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.17 g
Axis 6
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 3–4: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 226/1, 3–9 (Saitta), 227/1–19 (Saitta), 242.2/6–9, 243/1–10.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1839,1224.399 BMC 193
2     NY: 1980.185.1
3     Mu SNG 541
4     P: 1312
5     B: Rauch