RPC IX, 1687

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1687
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 Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference CRS 503, McAlee 1151
Specimens 8 (7 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–8: same pair of dies. 1–8: same obv. die as 1686/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1841,0730.169 BMC 603
2     ✸ P: 1973/206
3     P: 854
4     C McClean 9418
5     G SNG 3097
6     Mu SNG 777
7     NY: 1996.68.3
8     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1151