RPC VII.2, 3378

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3378
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Year Ɛ = 5
Dating AD 242
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΗ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑ(Ι)(Ϲ) Β ΝƐ, ƐΤ Ɛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus; to r., pellet
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.27 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Ganschow 917a–b; Bland 1991a, 69–70; S 617c corr. (incorrectly described as a didrachm and obv. legend is given as ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝ)
Specimens 11 (1 in the core collections)
Note Rev. legend reads ΚΑΙ (Ganschow 917a; Bland 1991a, 70), ΚΑΙϹ (Ganschow 917b; Bland 1991a, 69) or KAC (Ganschow —, Bland 1991a —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     C McClean 9233 = Bland 1991a, 69.1
2     B. Michaux coll. = Ganschow —
3     CNG EA 308, 7 Aug. 2013, lot 245 = Ganschow 917b
4     CNG EA 362, 28 Oct. 2015, lot 290 = Ganschow 917b
5     Emporium Hamburg 78, 25 Apr. 2017, lot 331 = Ganschow 917b
6     Emporium Hamburg 78, 25 Apr. 2017, lot 332 = Ganschow 917a
7     Gorny & Mosch 228, 9 Mar. 2015, lot 198 = Ganschow 917b
8     Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 857 = Gorny & Mosch 269, 9 Mar. 2020, lot 932 = Emporium Hamburg 70, 14 Nov. 2013, lot 288 = Ganschow 917b
9     ✸ Henseler 1429 = New York Sale 5, 16 Jan. 2003, lot 182 = Münzzentrum 51, 28 Mar. 1984, lot 203 = Bland 1991a, 70
10     Heritage CICF Signature Sale 3040, 9 Apr. 2015, lot 29166 = Ganschow 917b
11     M&M GmbH, 19 Dec. 2006, lot 292 (Righetti) = M&M GmbH 19, 16 May 2006, lot 292 = Ganschow 917b