RPC IX, 638


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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 638
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 ΤΥΧΗ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, wearing kalathos, holding small statue of Artemis of Ephesus and cornucopia; at her feet, left, altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 998
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 626/1–2, 5–7, 632/1–4, 633/1–3. 3: same obv. die as 637/2. 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1953.171.731
2 2     Istanbul: 6351
3 3     Ephesus excavations B/99 = Karwiese p. 213