RPC VII.2, 1446

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1446
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Magistrate Prosius Tertullianus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟⳞ ΑΥΓ ϹƐ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus (et) Sabinia Tranquillina
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Tranquillina, diademed and draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΤΕΡΤΥΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Ε
Reverse design Sarapis standing l., raising arm, holding sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 1173–4
Specimens 19 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18275180, 1915/118
2 2     V: GR 37323
3 3     Budapest: 2A.1910.776 SNG 269
4 4     Sofia: 2956 NAIM 1463
5 5     Sofia: 14 NAIM 1464
6 6     C. Rhodes coll.
7 7     C. Rhodes coll.
8 8     C. Rhodes coll.
9 9     C. Rhodes coll.
10 10     Cast in BBAW
11 11     Cast in BBAW
12 12     CGT coll.
13 13     CGT coll.
14 14     CGT coll.
15 15     Gorny & Mosch EA 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4194
16 16     Münzzentrum 101, 15 Dec. 1999, lot 211
17 17     Pfeiffer 713, 10
18 18     Pfeiffer 713, 11
19 19     Pfeiffer 714