RPC IX, 279


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 279
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΤΡ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥΓ ⳞΕ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Nike standing l., holding wreath and palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 3.11 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 743
Specimens 2
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 278/1–2, 280/2. 1: same rev. die as 283/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1162 Wa 440 = Rec pl. LXXXV.29, rev.
2     Turin see Rec