RPC IX, 240

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 240
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Τ ΜΕⳞ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Hygieia standing r., feeding serpent from patera; with Asclepius standing l., holding serpent staff; in centre, Telesphorus standing facing
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 10.74 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 744
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 241/1, 242/1–2, 243/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Fox Rec pl. LXXXV.30, rev.
2     ✸ Florence