RPC VII.1, 247

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 247
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Tabala
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΡ ϹƐΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Antonius Gordianus Aurelius (sic!) Augustus (et) Tranquillina
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., and of Tranquillina, diademed and draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΤΑΒΑΛƐΩΝ ƐΡΜΟϹ
Reverse design river god Hermos sitting l., holding reed and resting on water urn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18278262, 1845/5010
2     B: 18278263, Rauch
3     ✸ Milan: 7315
4     P: 1385
5     L. Reggiani, ‘Tre note numismatiche’, RIN 91 (1989), pp. 45–54, no. 51
6     Leu AG / M&M AG, Oct. 1966, lot 630 (Niggeler) = Münzhandlung Basel I, 1934, lot 2003