RPC IX, 1343

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1343
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Γ ΜΕϹ ΚΥΙΝ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design nude Apollo standing left, holding branch and chlamys
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 302
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 1344/1–6, 1346/1–11, 1350/1–17, 1352/1–15, 1353/1–4, 1354/1–6, 1356/1, 3, 6, 9, 15–16, 18, 23, 1357/1–5, 1358/1–7, 1361/1–8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1869,0701.7 BMC 302
2 2     CGT coll.