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
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
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