RPC VII.2, 2497

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2497
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pamphylia
City Perge
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Group b
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΕΙ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΕΙΝΑΝ ϹΕΒ
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, sometimes eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Watson 694–7
Specimens 7 (3 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 52
2 2     C: Mossop
3 3     Mu
4 4     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 376
5 5     ✸ B. Michaux coll.
6 6     B. Michaux coll.
7 7     Ankara: 74-104/44-90 Arslan, Pamphylia, p. 36, no. 33