RPC IX, 250

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 250
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 Sarapis seated left, extending right arm, holding sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 740
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 245/1, 246/1–3, 247/1, 248/2, 249/1, 251/1, 252/1–4, 253/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1161 Rec pl. LXXXV.26, rev.
2 2     B: Fox
3 3     C: 237-1948
4 4     NY: 1944.100.42255
5 5     Yapı Kredi 203
6 6     CGT coll. = Naville 30, 20 Apr. 2017, lot 159