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Roman Empire

Ruler: Wife of Gordian III; Augusta, 241-244 AD
Reigned: (Gordian III) 238 - 244 AD
Denomination: Potin Tetradrachm
Mint: Alexandria
Obverse: Draped bust right, wearing stephane; "CAB TPANKVΛΛEINA CEB"
Reverse: Athena Nikephorus seated left on throne, holding spear; shield set on ground to right; "L E" (=date; year 5 of Gordian III) to lower left.
Reference: Köln 2682; Dattari (Savio) 4817; K&G 73.2; Emmett 3440.5; RCVM 8874
Weight: 13.4 gms
Diameter: 22.5 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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