RPC VII.2, 2887

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2887
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Seleucia ad Calycadnum
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟϹ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ ΚΑΙ ϹΑΒΙΝΙΑΝ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑΝ (sic) ϹΕΒ
Nominative Marcus Antonius Gordianus et Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, radiate, draped and cuirassed, right, seen from rear, and Tranquillina, diademed and draped bust, left
Reverse inscription ΚΑΛΥΚΑΔΝΩ, ϹΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ, ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ
Reverse design confronted busts of Tyche, draped, right, and Apollo, laureate and draped, left; behind Tyche, cornucopia; in front of Apollo, branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 975 SNG 1038
2 2     CNG 26, 11 June 1993, lot 596 = Aufhäuser 9, 7 Oct. 1992, lot 417
3 3     ✸ Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 840 = ex Boston MFA 59.250 = J. Schulman 232, 9 Mar. 1959, lot 1417 = Zeno 4398
4 4     G SNG 2300