RPC IX, 212

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 212
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusa ad Olympum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from front, holding spear and shield with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΥⳞΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Rec 170
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 208/1 (Caesarea Germanica), 211/1–3, 365A/1 (Heraclea Pontica), 366/1–2 (Tium), 368/1 (Tium).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1897,0104.41 Rec pl. CIII.1 = Kraft 63b
2 2     ✸ P: 1972/938
3 3     C: Leake 8023
4 4     V: GR 27741
5 5     V-ON Leypold 261