RPC IX, 327

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 327
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑ 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, r., with r. hand spearing small enemy running
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 7.50 g
Axis 12
Reference Weiser 159
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     ✸ Cologne Weiser 159
3     Gorny & Mosch 115, 5 Mar. 2002, lot 1368
4     Lindgren I, 178
5     CGT coll. = Naville 40, 27 May 2018, lot 206