Coin of Smyrna with bust of Tranquillina, struck under Cl. Rufinus Sophistes

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 241–243


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 12.31 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1936

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, sceptre in his left hand, Nike with wreath on his right hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour