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 ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥΓ ⳞΕ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Sarapis seated l., extending r. arm, holding sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 8.98 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 740
Specimens 6
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 Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1161 Rec pl. LXXXV.26, rev.
2     B: Fox
3     C: 237-1948
4     NY: 1944.100.42255
5     Yapı Kredi 203
6     CGT coll. = Naville 30, 20 Apr. 2017, lot 159