RPC VII.1, 277

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 277
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Magistrate Aur Asklepiakos III (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription Ɛ ΑΥΡ ΑϹΚΛΗΠΙΑΚΟΥ Γ Β ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 13.49 g
Axis 5, 6, 12
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 278/1–4, 313.1/1–16 (Smyrna), 313.2/17 (Smyrna), 314/1 (Smyrna), 344/1–3 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Kroll, Athenian Agora, 900
2     B: Löbb
3     C: Leake
4     ✸ M&M GmbH 13, 9 Oct. 2003, lot 375 (Righetti)
5     L: HPB,p100.10.F BMC 145
6     P: 238 Wa 1306
7     CNG EA 160, 14 Mar. 2007, lot 182