RPC VII.2, 3391

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3391
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Year Ϛ = 6
Dating AD 243
Obverse inscription ϹΑΒΙΝΙ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΙΝΑ Ϲ
Nominative Sabinia Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹ Β Ν(Ɛ), ƐΤ Ϛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on plain altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.19 g
Axis 5, 6, 11
Reference Ganschow 918b–c; Bland 1996, 175; S 617g
Specimens 9
Die-links 7: same rev. die as 3380/6.
Note Rev. legend reads B N (Ganschow 918b; Bland 1996, 175) or Β ΝƐ (Ganschow 918c; Bland 1996, —). Bland 1996, 181 mistakenly attributes a coin of this type to year Z: it should read Ϛ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 742 Bland 1996, 175.1
2     ✸ C McClean 9234 = Bland 1996, 175.3
3     Mu: 119 Bland 1996, 175.2
4     NY: 1953.171.1425 Bland 1996, 175.4
5     NY: 1953.171.1426 Bland 1996, 175.5
6     V: GR 20207 Bland 1996, 175.6
7     Henseler 1430 = Ganschow 918b
8     Münzzentrum 43, 27 Apr. 1981, lot 165 = Bland 181 corr. = Ganschow 918b
9     Naumann 66, 3 June 2018, lot 326 = Ganschow 918b