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Coin of Tarsus with bust of Tranquillina

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Crescent behind. (?) Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Dionysos (?) standing left with staff and cup, panther at left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Tarsus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1408

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins