RPC VII.1, 626


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 626
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΦΡΟ ϹΑΒΙ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑ Ϲ
Nominative Furia Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias right between seated priestess and fountain (?); crescent and star on either side of her headdress
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference MacDonald 190
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 627/1–2. 1: same rev. die as 623/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     MacD coll.
2 2     B: I-B
3 3     ✸ V: GR 36011
4 4     CGT coll. = Pecunem 39, 3 Jan. 2016, lot 607