RPC VII.1, 278

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 278
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Magistrate Aurelius Sympheron II (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Furia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right
Reverse inscription Ε ΑΥΡ ϹΥΝΦΕΡΟΝΤΟϹ ΤΟ Β ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Amazon Cyme standing left, holding globe, double axe, pelta and chlamys
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 277/1–6, 313.1/1–16 (Smyrna), 313.2/17 (Smyrna), 314/1 (Smyrna), 344/1–3 (Temnus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Fox
2 2     NY: 1944.100.44162
3 3     V: GR 32446
4 4     ✸ L: BNK,G.1175 BMC 146
5 5     Hollschek III, Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1970, lot 561