RPC IX, 574


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 574
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 Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ϹΤΡ ΑΡΤΕΜΑ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ, ϹΙΠΥΛ, (ΑΥΡ)
Reverse design Nike advancing, left holding wreath over trophy; at her feet, prisoner kneeling
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference SNG C 4865
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3–4: same pair of dies. 2, 5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 573/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     C SNG 4865
2 2     Mu SNG 292
3 3     V: GR 33644
4 4     CGT coll.
5 5     ✸ CNG 33, 13 Mar. 1995, lot 1240
6 6     CGT coll.