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Coin of Cremna with bust of Tranquillina

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Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane. Crescent behind. CAB.TRANQVILLINAMAVGVSTA[M] Reverse: Three Graces standing, middle one faces inwards, all with arms raised. COLCREM N E[NSIVM]

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–244

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.557

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins