RPC IX, 143

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 143
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Thessalonica
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙϹ ΚΥΙΝ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΘƐϹϹΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ ΚΟ ΜΗ(Τ) Δ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΟϹ
Reverse design four agonistic crowns, each containing two palms; in field, Δ
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 13.21 g
Axis 2
Reference Touratsoglou 3
Specimens 5
Die-links 1, 3, 5: same pair of dies. 2, 4: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 142/1, 144/1–2, 145/1–2, 146/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Fox Touratsoglou 3, pl. 44, rev.
2     ArtCoins Roma 4, 5 Dec. 2011, lot 389
3     CNG 55, 13 Sept. 2000, lot 920
4     Gorny & Mosch 200, 10 Oct. 2011, lot 2117
5     ✸ Lanz 97, 22 May 2000, lot 891