RPC IX, 1364


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1364
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΕ Γ ΜΕϹ ΔΚΟΥ ΔΕΚΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ, Π Π (sic)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus Aug pater patriae
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Dionysus standing left, holding sceptre and thyrsus over panther
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Cop 402
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 1366/1–5. 1–2: same rev. die as 1365/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 402
2 2     MünzZentrum 162, 9 May 2012, lot 168
3 3     ✸ CGT coll.