RPC IX, 1672

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1672
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, r., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.32 g
Axis 6
Reference Prieur 549 (4), McAlee 1119g
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1991,1203.6 Amman hoard no. 30
2     P: 823
3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.59226
4     CNG EA 315, 20 Nov. 2013, lot 235
5     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1119g