RPC VII.2, 3474

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3474
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 ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus (et) Tranquillina Augusta
Obverse design confronted busts of Gordian III, radiate, draped and cuirassed, right, seen from rear, and Tranquillina, diademed and draped bust, left
Reverse inscription ΑΥΡ ϹΕΠ ΚΟΛ ϹΙΝΓΑΡΑ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted Tyche, seated left, on rock, holding ears of corn, with centaur left above her; below, river god swimming left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Specimens 10 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: Chandon de Briailles 1173
2 2     ✸ Mu
3 3     NY: 1938.104.150 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 137
4 4     V: GR 22937
5 5     CNG EA 299, 27 Mar. 2013, lot 330
6 6     CNG EA 53, 20 Nov. 2002, lot 82
7 7     Helios 3, 29 Apr. 2009, lot 782
8 8     Peus 348, 2 May 1996, lot 503
9 9     Rauch 28, 18 Jan. 1982, lot 454
10 10     B. Michaux coll. = Concordia 14, 20 Apr. 2024, lot 735