RPC VII.2, 3393

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3393
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(Α) Β Ν, ƐΤ Ϛ
Reverse design view of Mount Argaeus set on altar containing wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.84 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 918b; Bland 1996, 176
Specimens 6
Note The date, ƐΤ Ϛ, is either in the exergue (Ganschow 919; Bland 176) or the letters are on either side of the altar (Ganschow 920; Bland 1996, —).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu: 120 Bland 1996, 176.1
2     Henseler 1432 = Ganschow 919
3     Henseler 1433 = CNG 54, 2000, lot 1172 = Ganschow 920
4     Henseler 1433A = Pompei Ancient Numismatic EA 2, 3 Dec. 2021, lot 582
5     ✸ Naumann 75, 3 Mar. 2019, lot 546 = Ganschow 919
6     Sternberg 29 Nov. 1974, lot 236 = Bland 1996, 176.2