- ID: 240

    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.: FELICITAS TEMPORVM  Felicitas standing to l., holding caduceus in r. hand and cornucopiae in left, in field, S-C
    25,09 g.

    BoC: 19/1, 1994, p.13.

    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 13 of the BoC 19/1 for the illustration of five more specimens, all from the same dies. The weights that could be recorded are highly irregular.

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