RPC IX, 389


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 389
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Lampsacus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Secundus
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΟΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΛΑΝΨΑΚΗΝ-ΩΝ ΕΠΙ ϹΕΚΟΥ-ΝΔΟ
Reverse design ithyphallic statue of bearded Priapus standing on base, left, holding cantharus over lighted altar and long filleted thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference SNG France 1294
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 386/1, 387/1–2, 388/1–3. 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 827 SNG 1294
2 2     B: 18282055, B-I
3 3     Holy Land Auction 16, 20 Jun. 2021, lot 198