RPC IX, 325

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 325
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) ΚΑ(Ι) ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥΓ ⳞΕ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, l., seen from front, holding spear and shield with gorgoneion
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙⳞ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Decius on horseback riding on horse, r., with r. hand spearing fallen enemy who sits on ground
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 5.91 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rec 396
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1459 Rec pl. XCVIII.17, rev.
2     P: 1460
3     B: Löbb
4     NY: 1944.100.42325
5     ✸ O
6     V: GR 15850
7     SNG vA 848
8     CGT coll. = Naville Auction 44, 5 Nov. 2018, lot 138