Coin of Caesarea with bust of Tranquillina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.900

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina wearing stephane right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Six ears of corn tied together.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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