RPC IX, 604


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 604
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΟΝΩΝ ΠΡΩ-ΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ, ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design temple with eight columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing facing, with supports
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 12
Reference Karwiese 982
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C: Lewis 1455
2 2     Rohde coll.