RPC IX, 1431

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1431
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mallus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES CAI CVIN DECI TRAINO EVS SE (sic)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Quintus Decius Traianus Pius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COLONIA MALLOTON, FELIX, S C
Reverse design Decius standing l., offering small statue of Marsyas to Fortuna standing r., holding cornucopia; at r., Amphilocos standing l., holding branch and crowning the emperor, near yoke of oxen; below, boar; all within wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference SNG France 1931
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 1432/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1991/747 SNG 1931 = SNG Levante 1293 = Sternberg 11, 20 Nov. 1981, lot 359
2     B: I-B
3     CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1152 = SNG Levante 1292 = Sternberg 11, 20 Nov. 1981, lot 359
4     ✸ NAC 51, 5 Mar. 2009, lot 383
5     Tahberer 969
6     V: GR 21872