RPC IX, 1382

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1382
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΕ Γ ΜΕ(Ϲ) ΚΥ ΔΕΚΙ 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 Sandan standing on horned lion(?) enclosed in a pyramidal monument covered by round canopy supported by two figures wearing Phrygian cap; on monument, eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference SNG France 1770–1
Specimens 26 (11 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3–5, 7–9, 12–13, 15–18, 20–3: same obv. die. 2, 6, 10, 19: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1899,0402.81 BMC 305
2 2     P: 1488 Wa 4680, pl. XII.14, rev. = SNG 1770
3 3     P: 1489 Wa 4681 = SNG 1771
4 4     P: 1966/453, Delepierre SNG 1772
5 5     B: 11715
6 6     B: I-B
7 7     B: Löbb.
8 8     Cop SNG 397
9 9     NY: 1944.100.55060
10 10     O
11 11     V: GR 19279
12 12     CNG 31, 9–10 Sept. 1994, lot 1279
13 13     SNG Levante Supp. 292
14 14     V-ON Leypold 2699
15 15     Lindgren I, 1644
16 16     Schulten, 21 Oct. 1986, lot 829
17 17     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1434
18 18     A-KIKPE SNG Pfalz 1435
19 19     Tahberer 1653
20 20     Tahberer 1654
21 21     Tahberer 1655
22 22     ✸ Tahberer 1656
23 23     Ziegler 812
24 24     CGT coll.
25 25     CGT coll. = G. Rohde coll.
26 26     Biga Numismatics EA 25, 9 Dec. 2023, lot 345