RPC IX, 572

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 572
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Artemas Menemachou Laianou (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΡΤƐΜΑ ΜƐΝƐΜ ΛΑΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΥΠΥΛ
Reverse design Decius on horseback riding, r., with r. hand spearing two fallen enemies on the ground
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 713
2     B: Löbb. Kraft p. 146, no. 77, pl. 39