RPC IX, 667

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 667
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ⳞΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., female figure standing r., wearing stephane, raising r. arm and resting l. arm on her hip; to r., Eirene?, standing l., veiled, holding patera and child; the child holds cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference BMC 338–9
Specimens 10 (9 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–10: same pair of dies.
Note All coins recorded except https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/16475 seem to be cast from an original specimen

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1844,0425.1611 BMC 338
2 2     ✸ L: 1889,1106.58 BMC 339
3 3     P: 1806, Chandon
4 4     P: 3521
5 5     P: 3522
6 6     Mu
7 7     NY: 1944.100.47591
8 8     O
9 9     V: GR 18159
10 10     Neuchâtel: 49