RPC VII.2, 2859


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2859
Province Pontus
Region Pontus
City Neocaesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Year ΡΟΗ = 178
Dating AD 241/2
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ ΠΟΝΤ ΜΗΤΡ ΝΕΟΚΑΙϹ, ΕΤ ΡΟΗ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of seated deity (Mên Pharnakou?) holding spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rec —; Çizmeli 370
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same rev. die as 2841/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1970.142.251 Çizmeli pl. XXIX, 370
2 2     Istanbul: 1275/2-1984 Çizmeli, Anatolia Antiqua p. 105, no. 28