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Coin of Sardis with bust of Tranquillina, struck under Iul. Sulpicius Hermophilus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Rivergod reclining left, wreath in right hand, left on overturned vase. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1986: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, June 25, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sardis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 16.85 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1986.261

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins