RPC IX, 246


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 246
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥΓ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Cybele seated on throne, left, holding patera, arm on tympanum; between two lions
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 245/1, 247/1, 248/2, 249/1, 250/1–4, 251/1, 252/1–4, 253/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     HI coll.
2 2     Private coll.
3 3     ✸ Private coll.