RPC VII.2, 2875


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2875
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 ΤΡΑΠΕ[Ζ]ΟΥ[ΝΤΙΩΝ] [ΕΤ] ΠΡ
Reverse design horseman (Mithras) riding right; at left, tree; at right, lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Reference Rec —; Wojan, Trapézonte
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The reading of the date is not entirely sure, but this coin does not seem to belong to type https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/19530 (year 179, with ΡΟΘ).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Lanz 159, 8 Dec. 2014, lot 543