RPC IX, 632

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 632
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ ΚΑΥϹΤΡΟϹ
Reverse design river god (Kaystros) reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on overturned water urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 992
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 626/1–2, 5–7, 633/1–3, 638/1. 1–4: same rev. die as 746/1 (Blaundus).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 2000/1
2 2     C: Leake 1687 SNG 4457
3 3     ✸ V: GR 32627
4 4     Helios 3, 29 Apr. 2009, lot 386