RPC IX, 1432


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1432
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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription MALLO COLONIA FELIX, S C
Reverse design Decius standing left, offering small statue of Marsyas to Fortuna standing right, holding cornucopia; at right, Amphilocos standing left, holding branch and crowning the emperor, near yoke of oxen; below, boar; all within wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Levante 1294
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 1431/1–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 1156/1896
2 2     CGT coll. = Ziegler 914 = Hirsch 151, 24 Sept. 1987, lot 642
3 3     ✸ SNG Levante 1294
4 4     Roma Numismatics E-Sale 18, 27 June 2015, lot 705
5 5     CGT coll. = Roma Numismatics, Auction IV, lot 2515