RPC IX, 669


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 669
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from patera; at right, Asclepius standing left, holding serpent staff; between them, Telesphorus, standing facing
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 642/1–6 (Ephesus), 665/1–14, 666/1–8, 668/1–13, 670/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 3520