RPC IX, 321

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 321
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΑΥΓ ϹΕ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ, Γ
Reverse design Athena standing left, holding patera and spear; shield at feet, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 390
Specimens 7 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4, 6: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1455 Rec pl. XCVIII.12, rev.
2 2     Cologne Weiser 148
3 3     SNG vA 850
4 4     CGT coll.
5 5     CGT coll. = Naville Auction 18, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 198
6 6     CGT coll. = Naville 25, 25 Sept. 2016, lot 206
7 7     Naville Numismatics 38, 11 Mar. 2018, lot 203