RPC IX, 1346

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1346
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 Artemis standing left, head right, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder and holding bow and arrow; at feet, left, stag running, left, head right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference SNG France 1763
Specimens 13 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–11: same pair of dies. 1–11: same obv. die as 1343/1–2, 1344/1–6, 1350/1–16, 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: 1874,0704.16 BMC 303
2 2     P: 1480 SNG 1763
3 3     Anamur: 6.50.2004 SNG 362
4 4     Emporium Hamburg 67, 10 May 2012, lot 626
5 5     M&M GmbH 29, 31 Oct. 2008, lot 2681
6 6     M&M GmbH 30, 28 May 2009, lot 1177
7 7     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1441
8 8     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1442
9 9     Tahberer 1660
10 10     Tahberer 1661
11 11     Ziegler 809
12 12     CGT coll. = CNG 307, 24 July 2013, lot 184
13 13     B: 18274181, Löbb.