- ID: 241

    Submitter: Jean-Luc

    Added: 1998-01-20

    Tranquillina, wife of Gordianus Pius since 241 A.D.

    Av.: SABINA TRANQVILLINA AVG  Draped and diademed bust of Tranquillina to r.
    Rv.: CONCORDIA AVGVSTORVM Gordian III and Tranquillina, standing facing each other, clasping hands, in exergue, S C
    19,75 g.

    BoC: 19/1, 1994, p.14.

    FAKE –  It has long been a suspicion that most knwon sestertii of Tranqullina, if not all, were made in the 19th century. See on page 14 of the BoC 19/1 for the illustration of two more specimens, all from the same dies. The weights that could be recorded are highly irregular.

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