Reece Period attributed: Period 12

Obverse image of a coin of Tranquillina

Member of the Third Century Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 241 until 244.

Furia Sabinia Tranquillina was married to the young Gordian III in 241. She was the daughter of the Praetorian Prefect and the marriage further cemented Gordian III’s ties with the group that made him emperor. Her death-date is unknown.

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Record: CORN-A8FA6E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy as of Sabinia Tranquillina (…
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  • Preferred label: Tranquillina
  • Full names:
    • Furia Sabinia Tranquillina
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  • Definition: Furia Sabinia Tranquillina (c. 225 – aft. 244) was the Empress of Rome and wife of Emperor Gordian III. She was the young daughter of the Praetorian Prefect Timesitheus by an unknown wife. In 241 her father was appointed the head of the Praetorian Guard by the Roman Emperor Gordian III. In May that year, Tranquillina had married Gordian. She became a Roman Empress and received the honorific title of Augusta. Her marriage to Gordian was an admission by the young emperor of both Timesitheus' political indispensability and Tranquillina’s suitability as an empress.
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    • List of Augustae
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