RPC IX, 248

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 248
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥΓ ⳞΕ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Homonoia standing l., holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 7.39 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 245/1, 246/1–3, 247/1, 249/1, 250/1–4, 251/1, 252/1–4, 253/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CGT coll. = Naville 17, 20 Sept. 2015, lot 246
2     Levante documentation = Righetti (but not in M&M GmbH 15 and not in SNG)