RPC IX, 1670

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1670
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 2, officina 7
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear; below bust: Ζ (sometimes retrograde)
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing on palm, l., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 13.04 g
Axis 5, 6, 7, 12
Reference Prieur 548 (18), McAlee 1120g
Specimens 14 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1938,0306.30
2     P: 826
3     B
4     ✸ NY: 1944.100.59248
5     NY: 1944.100.59249
6     NY: 1981.40.14
7     A: 6124d
8     Capharnaum 68
9     Capharnaum 69
10     CNG 85, 15 Sept. 2010, lot 642
11     CNG EA 137, 12 Apr. 2006, lot 106 = Harmer Rooke, 13 Dec. 1972, lot 1884
12     Dura Excavations 499
13     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1120g
14     Schulman, 6 June 1969, lot 2556