RPC IX, 398


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 398
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 ΑΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Messius Traianus Decius Augustus
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 6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same rev. die as 397/1.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CGT coll. = ex G. Rohde coll.
2 2     Aquileia