RPC VII.2, 1961

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1961
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ⳞΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑ Ϲ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing statue of Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.09 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Rec 722
Specimens 21
Note As details on the L coin (https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/99650) is hardly recognisable, Rec and BMC described the figure within the temple as simple 'figure' and 'statue'.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1911,1010.32
2     ✸ L: 1844,1015.143 BMC 129 = Rec 722, pl. LXXXV, 13 = Kraft pl. 103, 51
3     P: Delepierre 5377
4     C: 56-1992
5     Cop SNG 529
6     NY: 1944.100.42250
7     V: GR 15730
8     Cologne: NI_0080 Weiser 80
9     Düsseldorf: Ls4252.07.66
10     Yale: 2004.6.2297
11     CGT coll.
12     CGT coll.
13     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 19, 13 Dec. 2015, lot 223
14     Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 432
15     Hecht, British Museum filing cards
16     Naumann 70, 7 Oct. 2018, lot 221
17     Roma Numismatics EA 46, 5 June 2018, lot 460
18     Schulten Apr. 1988, lot 848
19     SNG vA 665
20     T. Mullally coll.
21     Yapı Kredi 194