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Nomos AG > Auction 10Auction date: 18 May 2015
Lot number: 124

Lot description:


Caesarea, Cappadocia. Tranquillina, wife of Gordian III, 241-244. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.35g 2), year 4 = 241 (regnal year of Gordian III). CΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛΙΝΑ ΑV Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, her hair held in a braid at the back of her head. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙCΑ Β ΝΕ / ΕΤ Δ Mt. Argaeus. Bland 70/1. Rare. An attractive, clear and well centered piece. Nearly extremely fine.

For the best discussion of these coins, see the note to lot 402 of Gemini 12 (2015).

Estimate: 500 CHF