Roman Gordian III and Tranquillina Ae32 Coin Pendant with Silver Frame

GBP 195.00

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Object Description

A Roman Ae32 coin minted for Gordian III and Tranquillina in Singara, Mesopotamia, set in a modern silver frame, with a loop attached at the top for suspension. The front of the pendant features the coin’s obverse, which depicts the confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed on the left, and Tranquillina, draped and wearing stephane on the right. The original Greek legend reading AVTOK K M A[NT] ΓOPΔIANON CAB TPANKVΛΛINA CЄB is still visible around the edges of the coin. The reverse shows the image of Tyche, turreted, seated on rocks, facing left and holding a branch. Above her head is a centaur (Sagittarius) leaping left and shooting a bow. To low left, there is a half-length figure of river-god swimming left. The legend reads AVΡ [CEΠ KOΛ] CINΓAPA, now slightly faded with age.

Date: AD 241-244

Object Condition

Very fine condition. Slight patination to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:3.4 x H:4 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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