RPC IX, 605


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 605
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΚΥΙΝ ΔΕΚΙϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Quintus Decius Traianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design Artemis, advancing right, wearing short chiton, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder; at her feet, dog
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Karwiese 983 corr.
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 608/1–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu SNG 227
2 2     O
3 3     Ankara: 126-26/22-91
4 4     CGT coll.