RPC IX, 541

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 541
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Kominios Flavios Glykôn (strategos and theologos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐϹ ΚΥΙΝ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Ϲ ΚΟΜ Φ ΓΛΥΚΩΝΟϹ ΘƐΟ, ΠƐΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ ΠΡΩ Γ ΝƐΩ
Reverse design at l., Demeter standing facing, wearing kalathos, holding two long torches; in the middle, emperor standing l., holding patera over altar and spear; at r., Hygieia(?) standing l., wearing short chiton, putting crown on emperor’s head and holding long serpent staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Average weight 38.61 g
Axis 12
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.
Note On the rev., see G. Le Rider, ‘Un tétradrachme d’Athéna Niképhoros’, RN 1973, pp. 72-5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1893,0405.3
2     V: GR 16509
3     ✸ NAC 84, 20 May 2015, lot 2025