Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with busts of Gordian III and Tranquillina
Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum
Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 27.90 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III faces draped bust of Tranquillina wearing stephane at right.
Inscription in Greek. Trace of countermark?
Reverse: Draped bust of Tyche at left, wearing kalathos, cornucopia behind, faces laureate, draped bust of Apollo at right, laurel branch behind.
Inscription in Greek around, above, and below.
By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour