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 ϹΕ
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 ΚΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design bare-headed and draped bust of Mên, on crescent, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 116
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 509 Rec pl. LIII.7
2 2     Boston: 62.314 SNG vA 515
3 3     SNG vA 7007 = Kraft 202, 64