RPC VII.2, 3468

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3468
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Singara
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; Tranquillina (Augusta)
Dating AD 243–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ Α(Ν)Τ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟΝ ϹΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus (et) Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate and cuirassed, r., seen from rear, and Tranquillina, diademed and draped bust, l.
Reverse inscription ΑΥΡ ϹƐΠ ΚΟΛ ϹΙΝΓΑΡΑ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted Tyche, seated l., on rock, holding ears of corn, with centaur l. above her; below, river god swimming l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 23.37 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1966.453
2     P: Chandon de Briailles 1175
3     B: 18275024, 1847/8134
4     NY: 1944.100.83585
5     ✸ NY: 1948.19.2501
6     Winterthur: G 5315 GrMW III, 1211
7     Hirsch 129, 3 Dec. 1981, lot 3472
8     M&M GmbH 43, 26 Feb. 2016, lot 182
9     Roma Numismatics EA 21, 31 Oct. 2015, lot 551