Tetradrachm of Tranquillina

Title

Tetradrachm of Tranquillina

Inventory Number

DN 188

Materials

Billon

Weight

11.88 g

Diameter

22 mm

Mint

Alexandria in Egypt

Description

Obverse: Draped bust of Sabina Tranquillina wearing a stephane, r. Hair pulled back in a chignon. Legend: CΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛΕΙΝΑ CΕΒ Reverse: Eagle, head right, with wreath in the beak. In the field LS.

Date

242/243 AD

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

Milne, no 3461; Dattari, no. 4848; Emmett, no. 3442.

Files

DN_188_58 recto resized.jpg
DN_188_verso_61 resized.jpg
Date Added
December 1, 2017
Collection
Roman Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Tetradrachm of Tranquillina,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed February 19, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/21.