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 ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, left, seen from front, holding spear and shield with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΥϹΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design female seated left, holding scroll in right hand, left hand raised to head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Vcoins, Ancient Delights, I/2013
2 2     Kölner Münzkabinett EA 6, 31 Jan. 2021, lot 149
3 3     Kölner Münzkabinett EA 6, 31 Jan. 2021, lot 150