RPC IX, 569

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 569
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 Ϲ Μ ΑΥΡ ΠΑΥΛΟΥ ΑΙΓΑƐΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus standing l., holding eagle and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Average weight 37.82 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 30
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–7: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 566/1, 567/1, 568/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1893,0604.47 BMC 30, pl. XVIII.11, rev.
2     L: 1979,0101.1670 SNG vA 1601 = Kraft p. 151, no. 59
3     P: 42
4     ✸ P: 43
5     Boston: 64.1294
6     Bankhaus Aufhäuser 9, 7–9 Oct. 1992, lot 518
7     Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 844