RPC IX, 211

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 211
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusa ad Olympum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from front, holding spear and shield with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΥⳞΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design female seated l., holding scroll in r. hand, l. hand raised to head
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 7.94 g
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 208/1 (Caesarea Germanica), 212/1–5, 365A/1 (Heraclea Pontica), 366/1–2 (Tium), 368/1 (Tium). 1–3: same rev. die as 210/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Vcoins, Ancient Delights, I/2013
2     Kölner Münzkabinett EA 6, 31 Jan. 2021, lot 149
3     Kölner Münzkabinett EA 6, 31 Jan. 2021, lot 150