RPC IX, 1686

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1686
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 3 and 4: bronze city coinage
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩΝ, Δ Ɛ, S C
Reverse design Apollo standing l., holding patera and lyre; at feet l., serpent coiling around cista
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference CRS —, McAlee —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 1687/1–8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Forum Ancient Coins, 20 Feb. 2015, topic 100554, Nassif