RPC IX, 585

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 585
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Alexandros (without title)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design archaic statue (kouros) of Apollo, standing r., arms hanging at his sides
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 9.17 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Milne 247
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 586/1, 594/1, 648/1–3 (Hypaepa), 649/1–4 (Hypaepa), 650/1–2 (Hypaepa), 651/1–2 (Hypaepa), 671/1 (Samos), 672/1–6 (Samos), 673/1–7, 9–11, 13–22 (Samos), 674/1, 3–5 (Samos), 677/1–8 (Samos), 679/1–16 (Samos).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B KM p. 72, no. 17
2     V: GR 35305 Kraft p. 133, no. 127b
3     Rohde coll.
4     ✸ CGT coll. = Naumann 58, 1 Oct. 2017, lot 294