RPC IX, 542

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 542
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 ΚΥΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Ϲ ΚΟΜ Φ ΓΛΥΚΩΝΟϹ, ΘƐΟΛΟΓΟΥ, ΠƐΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΩΝ Γ ΝƐΩΚΟ
Reverse design nude Hermes, standing l., holding purse and caduceus, facing Asclepius, standing facing, holding serpent staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 19.06 g
Axis 12
Reference SNG vA 1420
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 539/1, 543/1–3, 544/1–2, 545A/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1970,0101.1616 SNG vA 1420
2     NY: 1971.230.22
3     Tübingen SNG 2490
4     CGT coll. = Naumann 58, 1 Oct. 2017, lot 261
5     H.I. coll. = Papillon Numismatic 8, 19 Sept. 2021, lot 300