RPC IX, 1705

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1705
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 3, officina 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass; below bust: ••
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing on palm, l., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.33 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Prieur 554, 554A (8), McAlee 1145
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–7: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1930,0619.1
2     NY: 1944.100.59306
3     Yale: 1938.6000.743 Dura Excavations 530
4     Capharnaum 31, pl. I.12 = A. Spijkerman, Catalogo delle monete della citta (Jerusalem, 1975), no. 980, pl. IV.12
5     CNG EA 137, 12 Apr. 2006, lot 107 = Harmer Rooke, 13 Dec. 1972, lot 1884
6     ✸ CNG MBS 60, 22 May 2002, lot 1348 = Lanz 158, 5 June 2014, lot 635
7     Solidus, EA 6, 19 July 2015, lot 225