RPC IX, 280


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 280
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) Κ ΤΡ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥ 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 vexillum with eagle between two standards
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 1
Reference Rec 746
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 278/1–2, 279/1. 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 15731 Rec pl. LXXXV.32
2 2     ✸ T. Vossen, Vcoins, lot 283292
3 3     T. Mullally coll.