RPC IX, 242


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 242
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Τ ΜΕϹ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥΓ (sic)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Sarapis standing left, raising right arm, holding sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1
Reference Weiser 135–6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 240/1–2, 241/1, 243/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cologne Weiser 135
2 2     ✸ Cologne Weiser 136