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Coin of Smyrna with bust of Tranquillina, struck under Cl. Rufinus Sophistes

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Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated left, sceptre in his left hand, Nike with wreath on his right hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 241–243

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 12.31 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1936

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins