RPC IX, 567

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 567
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Aegae
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Aur Paulos (strategos)
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 ϹΤΡ Μ] ΑΥ[Ρ ΠΑΥ]ΛΟ[Υ], [Α]ΙΓΑƐΩΝ
Reverse design two uncertain figures, standing, facing each other
Metal Æ
Average diameter 44 mm
Average weight 48.92 g
Axis 12
Specimens 1
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 566/1, 568/1–2, 569/1–7.
Note The obverse die seems to be the same as https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/5181, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/5095, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/, but the diameter is 44 mm while it is said to be c. 39 mm on the other large coins. The reading and description of the coin also require confirmation.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CGT coll.