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 ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ ϹΑ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Mên standing l., crescent at shoulders, holding pine cone and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.34 g
Axis 6, 8
Specimens 13
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 Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 19594
2     P: 1313
3     ✸ L: 1839,1224.398 BMC 194
4     B: Löbb
5     Mu SNG 542
6     Bern: N/82.1091 SNG Righetti 1091
7     B: 1202/1896
8     B: I-B
9     L: 1839,0919.469 BMC 195
10     O: Christ Church
11     O Baldwin's, 21 July 1997
12     B. Michaux coll.
13     Freiburg: 11936