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Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with busts of Gordian III and Tranquillina

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III faces draped bust of Tranquillina wearing stephane at right. Inscription in Greek around. Trace of countermark? Reverse: Draped bust of Tyche at left, wearing kalathos, cornucopia behind, faces laureate, draped bust of Apollo at right,...

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Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 27.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1422

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins