Coin of Tarsus with bust of Tranquillina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1408

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Tranquillina to right.
Crescent behind. (?)
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos (?) standing left with staff and cup, panther at left.
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 18, 1963

Credit Line

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