RPC VII.2, 3360

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3360
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Year Δ = 4
Dating AD 241
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡ(Ο) ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν, ƐΝΤ(Ι)(Χ), ƐΤ Δ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on inscribed altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 911–13; Bland 1996, 135–7; S 617b
Specimens 9 (2 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads either ΜΗΤΡ ... ƐΝΤΙΧ (Ganschow 913; Bland 1996, 135; S 617b), ΜΗΤΡΟ ... ƐΝΤΙ (Ganschow 912a; Bland 1996, 136), ΜΗΤΡΟ ... ƐΝΤ (Ganschow 911; Bland 1996, 137) or ΜΗΤΡ ... ƐΝΤ (Ganschow —; Bland 1996 —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18274423, Löbb. ZgM p. 22, no. 79 = Bland 1996, 136.1
2     O: Robinson 1960 Bland 1996, 137.1
3     ✸ Winterthur: G 4835 GrMW III, 588 = Ganschow 911
4     B. Michaux documentation
5     CNG 54, 14 June 2000, lot 1171 = Ganschow 911
6     Henseler 1426 = Ganschow 912a
7     Hirsch 189, 1996, lot 763 = Ganschow 912a
8     Lanz 46, 28 Nov. 1988, lot 627 = Bland 1996, 137.2
9     SNG vA 6532 = Bland 1996, 135.1