RPC IX, 229


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 229
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Cius
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥΓ ⳞΕ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from front, holding spear and shield with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription ΚΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design bare-headed and draped bust of Mên, on crescent, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 7.82 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 116
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 509 Rec pl. LIII.7
2     Boston: 62.134 SNG vA 515
3     SNG vA 7007 = Kraft 202, 64