RPC VII.2, 3144

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3144
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue With Tranquillina
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Antonius Gordianus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Tranquillina, diademed and draped, standing r., clasping hands with Gordian III, laureate and togate, standing l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 22.43 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Specimens 27 (8 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1423 SNG 1645
2     P: 1417 SNG 1646
3     B: 18274231, Löbb.
4     B: 18274229, Rauch
5     C: Leake
6     C: Leake 5339
7     NY: 1944.100.55028
8     ✸ V: GR 37392
9     Bern SNG Righetti 1691
10     V-ON SNG Leypold 2683
11     Ayvagediği hoard 48
12     Ayvagediği hoard 50
13     Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 353
14     C. Rhodes coll.
15     CGT coll.
16     CGT coll.
17     CNG EA 112, 13 Apr. 2005, lot 143
18     CNG EA 237, 21 July 2010, lot 147
19     CNG EA 310, 4 Sept. 2013, lot 314
20     CNG MBS 67, 22 Sept. 2004, lot 1123
21     Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 836 = Hirsch 261, 7 May 2009, lot 797 = Hirsch 258, 25 Sept. 2008, lot 2655
22     Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 2460 = Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 354
23     Roma Numismatics EA 40, 28 Oct. 2017, lot 412
24     Tahberer 1607
25     Tahberer 1608
26     Ziegler 782
27     Ziegler 783 = Müller FPL Dec. 1980, lot 584