RPC IX, 335

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 335
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟⳞ ΑΥ ⳞΕ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ, Γ
Reverse design Tyche seating on three-storey building, l., holding a temple in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.14 g
Axis 12
Reference Weiser 153–4
Specimens 8
Die-links 1–4, 6–8: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cologne Weiser 153
2     ✸ Cologne Weiser 154
3     Lanz 24, 15 Apr. 1983, lot 690
4     V-ON Leypold 243
5     P. Lederer, ‘Neue Beiträge zur antiken Münzkunde aus schweizerischen öffentlichen und privaten Sammlungen’, SNR 30 (1943), p. 19–20, pl. II.21
6     Yapı Kredi 141
7     CGT coll. = Naville 42, 23 July 2018, lot 133
8     CGT coll. = Savoca 83rd Blue, 23 Aug. 2020, lot 690