RPC VII.1, 279

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 279
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 ΦΟΥΡ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ Ϲ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription Ɛ ϹΥΝΦƐΡΟΝΤΟϹ ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Poseidon standing l., holding dolphin and trident, l. foot on prow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 4.76 g
Axis 6
Specimens 12
Die-links 1–10: same pair of dies. 1–10: same obv. die as 280/1–3, 5–14, 294/1–10 (Myrina), 315.1/71–8 (Smyrna). 1–10: same rev. die as 274/1–10.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Lindgren I, A402A
2     NY: 1944.100.44161
3     O
4     V: GR 28337
5     Cop SNG 153
6     Wendt-Numismatica XIX, 1977, lot 562 (Hollschek III)
7     P: 236
8     B: von Knobelsdorf
9     V: GR 16819
10     Mu SNG 553
11     ✸ CNG EA 189, 11 June 2008, lot 82
12     T. Mullally coll.