RPC VII.2, 3455

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3455
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Nisibis
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Dating AD 243–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝ(Τ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟΝ ϹΑΒ(ΙΝΑ) ΤΡΑΝΚ(Υ)Λ(Λ)ΙΝΑΝ ϹƐ(Β)
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Tranquillina, diademed and draped bust, l.
Reverse inscription ϹƐΠ ΚΟΛΟ(Ν) ΝƐϹΙΒΙ ΜΗ(Τ)(ΡΟ)
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted Tyche, seated l., on rock, with ram l. above her, holding ears of corn; below, river god swimming l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 22.27 g
Axis 5, 6, 9, 11, 12
Specimens 31
Note On the rev., sometimes, ΜΗ in ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1840,0921.456 BMC 14
2     L: G.2915 BMC 15
3     P: AA.GR.5185
4     ✸ P: 2153
5     P: Chandon de Briailles 1579
6     P: 2154
7     P: AA.GR.26264
8     P: AA.GR.12999
9     B: 18275004, Rauch
10     B: 18275014, Löbb.
11     B: 18275016, Löbb.
12     B: 18275010, I-B
13     Cop SNG 238
14     NY: 1944.100.85822
15     NY: 1944.100.73129
16     NY: 1944.100.85823
17     O: Walker
18     O
19     V: GR 22902
20     Beirut-AUB: C3370
21     IMJ: 10415
22     C. Rhodes coll.
23     CGT coll.
24     CNG EA 134, 1 Mar. 2006, lot 281
25     CNG EA 321, 26 Feb. 2014, lot 431
26     Elsen 120, 15 Mar. 2014, lot 393 = Elsen 107, 11 Dec. 2010, lot 459 = Elsen 103, 12 Dec. 2009, lot 501 = Elsen 99, 28 Mar. 2009, lot 1601 = M&M GmbH 27, 28 May 2008, lot 2288
27     Elsen 99, 28 Mar. 2009, lot 1602
28     Gorny & Mosch 165, 17 Mar. 2008, lot 1607
29     Helios 3, 29 Apr. 2009, lot 773
30     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 972
31     Pecunem 27, 4 Jan. 2015, lot 507