Coin of Nysa with bust of Tranquillina, struck under Aurelius Musonius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244

Mint: Asia: Lydia, Nysa


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.03 gm. Die Axis: 6

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche standing left, cornucopia in left hand, statuette of Mên on right.
Rudder at left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining and Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, Feb. 21-23, 1961, lot 3091 [partial]); purchased at the Lockett auction by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

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