Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with busts of Gordian III and Tranquillina
Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum
Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 24.18 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III at left facing draped bust of Tranquillina wearing stephane. Countermark on the emperor’s neck.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: At left, turreted, draped bust of Tyche facing laureate, draped bust of Apollo, quiver over shoulder. Cornucopia at left, branch in center.
Inscriptions in Greek..
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By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour