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