RPC VII.2, 1450

 

Image of specimen #17

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1450
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 Zeus seated l., holding patera over eagle and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference AMNG 1172
Specimens 19 (1 in the core collections)
Note On the rev., the E is retrograde

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18275172, Löbb. AMNG 1172/1
2 2     Kyustendil: 20 CCCHBulg II 265
3 3     Sofia: 1258 NAIM 1469
4 4     Sofia: 2288 NAIM 1470
5 5     Sofia: 2698 NAIM 1471
6 6     Sofia: 3020 NAIM 1472
7 7     C. Rhodes coll.
8 8     C. Rhodes coll.
9 9     Cast in BBAW
10 10     CNG EA 58, 12 Feb. 2003, lot 82
11 11     Kress 162, 20 Mar. 1975, lot 1521
12 12     Lanz 52, 14 May 1990, lot 623
13 13     M&M GmbH 16, 19 May 2005, lot 327
14 14     Münzzentrum Rheinland 145, 3 Sept. 2008, lot 826
15 15     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 10, 1 Dec. 2013, lot 281
16 16     Pfeiffer 713, 00
17 17     ✸ Pfeiffer 713, 05 = Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 31, 3 May 2015, lot 289
18 18     Schulten, 19 Mars 1986, lot 555
19 19     Vico EA 4, 13 Sept. 2018, lot 288 = Vico EA 1, 16 Sept. 2014, lot 217