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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1632
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Sabinia Tranquillina; Gordian III; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 241
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  9.61
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3450. Ex Fitzwilliam Collection, later R. C. Lockett sale, 1959, Lot 164, A. H. Baldwin, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tranquillina, wearing diadem, draped, facing l. Reverse: Gordian III, togate, standing facing r., holding roll in l.and clasping r. hands with Tranquillina, draped, standing facing l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SABINIA TRANQVILLINH HVC (Imperator Gordian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CONGIHIIIΛ …VGV…THII... S C (Harmony with the Emperor S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 341 (Gordian III)

4 Related People

Gordian III
Roman
225
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Sabinia Tranquillina
Roman


Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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