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Roman Provincial: CM.LS.1998-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Gordian III (238-244)
Ruler: Tranquillina (AD 241-44) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Singara




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt Sotheby's sale 8.ii.1882 for £1 9/6; ex Neligan, bt Sotheby's sale 8.ix.1881, lot 806.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29.04 mm
Image(width): 29.25 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Singara

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College


238 - 244

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 22.00 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Gordian right facing bust of Tranquillina left, legend around all

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Tyche seated left with branch, river Orontes at her feet at left, Sagittarius left above, legend around all

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1998-R
Primary reference Number: 175914
SNG: VI 1998
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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