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Provincial, Roman – 243 AD


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Provincial, Roman – 243 AD

Obverse: Draped bust of Empress Tranquillina facing right wearing shawl and stephane.
Reverse: Eagle standing facing with head turned right, wings open and holding wreath in talons.

Obv: CAB ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛΕΙΝΑ CΕΒ (Sabina Tranquillina Augusta), legend in Greek. Draped bust of Tranquillina facing right, wearing stephane. Rev: Eagle standing facing, head turned right, wings open and holding wreath in talons; L Z (date) flanking fields below wings.



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Value: Potin (Billon) Tetradrachm. Metal: AE Bronze. Weight: 13.45 grams. Mint: Alexandria, Egypt. Date: circa 243 – 244 AD.
Attribution: British Museum Collection, 1939; Köln 2692; Dattari (Savio), 4851; Kampmann & Ganschow, 73.30; Emmett, 3444.7; Geissen, 2692.

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