RPC VII.2, 3146

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3146
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue With Tranquillina
Dating AD 241–4
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒ(Ɛ)ΙΝ(Ɛ)ΙΑΝ ΤΡΑΝΚΥ(Ι)ΛΛƐΙΝΑΝ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r., on crescent
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩϹ Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Dionysus standing l., holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 15.85 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 11, 12
Specimens 67
Note Certainly two engravers, each one with a particular style and spelling of Tranquillina's name in Greek.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1927,0402.17
2     L: 1838,0921.129 BMC 292
3     P: AA.GR.26065
4     P: 1459 SNG 1724
5     C: Leake
6     C McClean 9127
7     C McClean 9128
8     G SNG 2345
9     Mu
10     ✸ NY: 1944.100.55041
11     NY: 1984.66.456
12     NY: 1944.100.55042
13     O: Milne
14     O: Christ Church
15     V: GR 19271
16     V: GR 19270
17     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1417
18     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1418
19     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1419
20     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1420
21     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1421
22     Beirut-AUB: C7318
23     Bern SNG Righetti 1697
24     Leeds-UL: 1611
25     Leeds-UL: 1610
26     Münster: M 1338
27     Side: M 966 Side excavations: Atlan, Side kazıları 180
28     V-ON SNG Leypold 2690
29     Ayvagediği hoard 89
30     Ayvagediği hoard 90
31     Ayvagediği hoard 91
32     Ayvagediği hoard 92
33     Ayvagediği hoard 93
34     Ayvagediği hoard 94
35     CGT coll.
36     CGT coll.
37     CGT coll.
38     CGT coll.
39     CGT coll. = Ares Web 6, 19 Jan. 2020, lot 298
40     CNG EA 123, 28 Sept. 2005, lot 53
41     CNG EA 192, 23 July 2008, lot 127
42     CNG EA 291, 21 Nov. 2012, lot 225
43     CNG EA 374, 11 May 2016, lot 392 = Naumann 39, 3 Jan. 2016, lot 757 = Gorny & Mosch 233, 6 Oct. 2015, lot 2103
44     CNG EA 90, 26 May 2004, lot 301 = SNG Levante 1148
45     CNG MBS 70, 21 Sept. 2005, lot 584 = SNG Levante 1149
46     Elsen 117, 15 June 2013, lot 444
47     Falghera 2218
48     Gorny & Mosch 241, 10 Oct. 2016, lot 1957 = Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1854 = Peus 378, 28 Apr. 2004, lot 1123
49     Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 838 = Rauch Summer 2009, 17 Sept. 2009, lot 1083 = Hirsch 256, 5 May 2008, lot 601
50     Grün 63, 15 May 2014, lot 66 = Grün 59, 15 May 2012, lot 166
51     Naumann 58, 1 Oct. 2017, lot 394
52     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 38, 6 Dec. 2015, lot 599
53     Peus 400, 22 Apr. 2010, lot 551
54     Peus EA 420, 18 Nov. 2017, lot 6556
55     Rauch EΑ 21, 15 Sept. 2016, lot 169
56     Roma Numismatics, 21 May 2013, lot 994 = Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 2483 = CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1171 = Coin Galleries 77, 25 May 1988, lot 372
57     SNG Levante Supp. 289
58     SNG vA 6056
59     Tahberer 1610
60     Tahberer 1611
61     Tahberer 1612
62     Tahberer 1613
63     Tahberer 1614
64     Ziegler 790 = Karbach coll.
65     Ziegler 791
66     Ziegler 792
67     Ziegler 793 = Jürging coll.