RPC IX, 397


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 397
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΜΕϹ ΤΡΑΙ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Messius Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ ΘΕΟϹ ΕΚΤΩΡ
Reverse design helmeted Hector, head left, riding in galloping biga of horses, right, holding transverse spear and shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 11
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 399/1–2. 1: same rev. die as 398/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B