RPC VII.2, 3430

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3430
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Issue Colonial coinage
Dating AD 242–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, radiate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Tranquillina, diademed and draped bust, l.
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ ƐΔƐϹϹΗΝⲰΝ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche, l.; in front, Marsyas (?) standing r., on short column, carrying wineskin over shoulder, and altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 16.92 g
Axis 3, 10, 11
Reference Babelon 90
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2130
2     ✸ G SNG 2569
3     Mu
4     CGT coll.
5     D. Taylor coll.
6     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 943
7     Private coll.