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Coin of Singara with busts of Gordian III and Tranquillina

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian at left facing draped bust of Tranquillina, wearing stephane, at right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche, seated on rock to left, holds branch in right hand and rests left on rock. At feet, river-god swimming left. Above, Centaur...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Singara, Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 20.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.424

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins