RPC VII.1, 78

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 78
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianeia
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Magistrate Q Fanias Themison (archon)
Obverse inscription ΦΟΥΡ ϹΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛƐΙΝΑ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Κ ΦΑΝ ΘƐΜΙϹΩΝΟϹ ΑΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝƐΩΝ
Reverse design Hygieia standing r., feeding serpent from patera, facing Asclepius standing l., holding serpent-staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 18.17 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference von Fritze 489
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 77/1, 79/1.
Note Obv. legend erroneously read as ΦΟΡ in RPC VII.1
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     C: Leake von Fritze 489.2
2     Arolsen, cast in Berlin, Griechisches Münzwerk = Nomos obolos 9, 25 Mar. 2018, lot 401 = von Fritze 489.1
3     P: 646 SNG 1055 = von Fritze 489.3
4     ✸ V: GR 30806 von Fritze 489.4
5     NAC 100, 29 May 2017, lot 1213
6     L: 1986,0303.1
7     B. Michaux coll. = Damaris biweekly auction 1, 4 June 2022, lot 511