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 ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥΓ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 743
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 278/1–2, 280/2. 1: same rev. die as 283/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

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