RPC VII.2, 2874


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2874
Province Pontus
Region Pontus
City Trapezus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Year ΠΡ = 180
Dating AD 243/4
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, right
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΥΝΤΙΩΝ ΕΤ ΠΡ
Reverse design Dionysus standing left, pouring wine out of cantharus (?) and holding thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 53b corr.; Wojan, Trapézonte 140
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 2868/1, 4. 1: same rev. die as 2870/1.
Note On rev., the Z is retrograde and the Ω shaped like a retrograde S lying on its side.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 470 SNG 1973 = Wa 105 = Wojan 140.b = Rec 53b, pl. XVI, 9
2 2     ✸ B: 18272770, 1876/13 Wojan 140.a