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Roman Empire

Ruler: Gordian III and Tranquillina
Reigned: 238 - 244 AD
Denomination: AE 27 of Mesembria (5 Assaria)
Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gordian facing right, opposite diademmed and draped bust of Tranquillina facing left. "AVT. K. M. ANT. ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC ΑϒΓ. CEB." In exergue: ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛ / INA"
Reverse: Demeter standing left holding corn ears in right hand and torch in left hand. "ΜΕCΑΜΒΡΙΑΝΩΝ"
Reference: Varbanov II #2602
Weight: 12.2 gms
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Furia Sabina Tranquilliana

Furia Sabina Tranquilliana was the daughter of the praetorian prefect Timisitheus, was married to Gordian III in 241 AD. She survived her husband, after which nothing is known.

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