RPC IX, 1769

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1769
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 3, officina 7
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front, with balteus (and, often, side of drapery); below bust: Ζ
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 13.28 g
Axis 1
Reference Prieur 557 corr., 558A (4), McAlee 1141
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1991,1203.10 Amman hoard no. 48
2     McAlee coll. = Malloy 42, 22 Mar. 1996, lot 360 = Prieur 557 corr = McAlee 1141
3     Prieur coll. = Prieur 558A