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 Aur Sympheron II (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription Ɛ ΑΥΡ ϹΥΝΦƐΡΟΝΤΟϹ ΤΟ Β ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Amazon Cyme standing l., holding globe, double axe, pelta and chlamys
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.11 g
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 5
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 Museum Bibliography
1     B: Fox
2     NY: 1944.100.44162
3     V: GR 32446
4     ✸ L: BNK,G.1175 BMC 146
5     Hollschek III, Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1970, lot 561