RPC VII.2, 2855

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2855
Province Pontus
Region Pontus
City Neocaesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Year ΡΟΗ = 178
Dating AD 241/2
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right, wearing necklace
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝ ΠΟΝΤ ΜΗ ΝΕΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΙΑϹ, ΕΤ ΡΟΗ, ΑΚΤΙΑ
Reverse design altar, inscribed, holding agonistic crown containing palm; on either side, palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 58a; Çizmeli 361 corr.
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 4: same rev. die as 2824/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1929,1013.502
2 2     P: 1305 SNG 1764
3 3     Hecht, British Museum card index
4 4     Lindgren I, 47