RPC IX, 573

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 573
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 ΑΥ Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ΑΥ ΑΡΤƐΜΑ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design Nike advancing, l. holding wreath over trophy; at her feet, prisoner kneeling
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 15.20 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 574/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Rauch EA 15, 16 June 2014, lot 115
2     CGT coll. = Naumann 54, 4 June 2017, lot 285