RPC IX, 570


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 570
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 ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΠΑΥΛΟΥ ΑΙΓΑƐΩΝ
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing Apollo standing facing, holding lyre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 12.29 g
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ V: GR 33884 J. Hirsch 21, 16 Nov. 1908 (Weber), lot 2627
2     Lanz 30, 26 Nov. 1984, lot 773 = Lanz 50, 27 Nov. 1989, lot 768
3     R. Becker coll.