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 ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥ ⳞΕ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design vexillum with eagle between two standards
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.47 g
Axis 1
Reference Rec 746
Specimens 3
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 278/1–2, 279/1. 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

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