RPC VII.2, 2159

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2159
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Amastris
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue With value mark
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΕΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right, pulling her cloak
Reverse inscription ΑΜΑϹΤΡΙΑΝΩΝ, Η
Reverse design Hera (or Boule?) and Zeus (or Demos?) standing facing, both with sceptre, looking at each other
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 163; Martin, Demos, p. 9, Amastris 3
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 2142/1–3 (Tium), 2143/1 (Tium), 2144/2 (Tium), 2160/1–2, 2161/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1859,1219.36 BMC 35 = Rec 163, pl. XXI, 20 = Kraft pl. 105, 69a
2 2     CGT coll.