RPC IX, 659

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 659
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Hypaepa
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Flavius Ermolaos, son of Neikonianos (strategos)
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 ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ ƐΡΜΟΛΑΟΥ
Reverse design statue of Artemis Anaïtis standing facing, wearing kalathos, opening arms
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 63–4
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 4–5: same pair of dies. 3, 6: same pair of dies. 1–2, 4–5: same obv. die as 643/1–9, 660/1–7, 661/1–4. 1–7: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1897,0104.137 BMC 63
2 2     L: G.4194 BMC 64
3 3     ✸ V: GR 28246, Smyrna, 1881
4 4     Ödemiş SNG 382
5 5     Ödemiş SNG 383
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     CNG EA 212, 17 June 2009, lot 184
8 8     CGT coll.