RPC IX, 538


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 538
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΤΡΑΙΑ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius standing left, holding serpent staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference SNG France 2285
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 559A/1 (Elaea).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1419 SNG 2285
2 2     Mu
3 3     V: GR 28226, Smyrna, 1881
4 4     CGT coll. = ex eBay Savoca