RPC IX, 672

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 672
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
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 ⳞΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Samian Hera standing facing, wearing kalathos, having fillets, between two peacocks
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 10.84 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 335
Specimens 6 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3, 5: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 585/1–4 (Colophon), 586/1 (Colophon), 594/1 (Colophon), 648/1–3 (Hypaepa), 649/1–4 (Hypaepa), 650/1–2 (Hypaepa), 651/1–2 (Hypaepa), 671/1, 673/1–7, 9–11, 13–22, 674/1, 3–5, 677/1–8, 679/1–16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1839,0910.318 BMC 335
2     P: 3529
3     B: 18200845, Fox
4     Cop SNG 1778 = Kraft p. 133, no. 127c
5     O
6     ✸ Winterthur: G 3266