RPC VII.1, 243

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 243
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑ ϹΑ
Nominative Furia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Mên standing left, crescent at shoulders, holding pine cone and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 11 (9 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 6–8: same pair of dies. 9–10: same pair of dies. 1–10: same obv. die as 226/1, 3–9 (Saitta), 227/1–19 (Saitta), 242.1/1–5, 242.2/6–9.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 19594
2 2     P: 1313
3 3     ✸ L: 1839,1224.398 BMC 194
4 4     B: Löbb.
5 5     Mu SNG 542
6 6     Bern: N/82.1091 SNG Righetti 1091
7 7     B: 1202/1896
8 8     B: I-B
9 9     L: 1839,0919.469 BMC 195
10 10     O: Christ Church
12 12     B. Michaux coll.