RPC IX, 1772

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1772
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, r., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.32 g
Axis 6
Reference Prieur 557A corr., 558 (3), McAlee 1140
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 814
2     NY: 1944.100.59279
3     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1140
4     Waddell, bargain list 4, 1984, lot 80 = Prieur 557A corr.