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 Aurelius Artemas, son of Menemachos, grandson of Laianos (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse design Nike advancing, left holding wreath over trophy; at her feet, prisoner kneeling
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Rauch EA 15, 16 June 2014, lot 115
2 2     CGT coll. = Naumann 54, 4 June 2017, lot 285