RPC VII.2, 2496

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2496
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pamphylia
City Perge
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Group b
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΕΙ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑ ΑΥ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right, crescent at shoulders
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΓΑΙΑϹ ΑΡΤΕΜΙΔΟϹ ΑϹΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design temple with two columns enclosing cult statue of Artemis Pergaia between star and crescent; in pediment, eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Watson 694–7
Specimens 23 (7 in the core collections)
Note Sometimes, pediment without eagle. The star and crescent are placed either left and right, or right and left of the cult statue.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1839,0919.398 BMC 53
2 2     ✸ P: 395 SNG 496
3 3     B: 18273697, Löbb.
4 4     C: Mossop
5 5     C: Mossop Watson, NC 174 (2014), no. 11
6 6     C: Mossop Watson, NC 174 (2014), no. 12
7 7     C: Mossop Watson, NC 174 (2014), no. 13
8 8     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 377
9 9     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 378
10 10     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 379
11 11     Boston: 63.1152
12 12     V-ON SNG Leypold 1857
13 13     B. Michaux coll. = Savoca 90 Blue, 28 Nov. 2020, lot 930
14 14     CNG EA 137, 12 Apr. 2006, lot 61 = Lindgren I, 1122
15 15     CNG EA 348, 8 Apr. 2015, lot 492 = CNG EA 165, 30 May 2007, lot 164
16 16     Falghera 2189
17 17     Falghera 2190
18 18     Hirsch 60, 1968, lot 687
19 19     M&M GmbH 11, 7 Nov. 2002, lot 104 = Lanz 38, Nov. 1986, lot 812 = SKA Bern 45, Apr. 1985, lot 143
20 20     M&M GmbH 16, 19 May 2005, lot 656 (Righetti)
21 21     M&M GmbH 45, 9 June 2017, lot 487 = Elsen 114, 15 Sept. 2012, lot 389
22 22     SNG vA 4697
23 23     Ankara: 817-13 Arslan, Pamphylia, p. 36, no. 32