RPC IX, 673

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 673
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 warrior advancing, r., head l., extending r. arm and holding round shield, l. foot on prow, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 348
Specimens 23 (20 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3, 9, 18: same pair of dies. 2, 4, 10–11, 13–17, 19–20: same pair of dies. 5, 7, 21: same pair of dies. 1–7, 9–11, 13–22: 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, 672/1–6, 674/1, 3–5, 677/1–8, 679/1–16. 8, 12: same obv. die as 675/1–8, 676/2–4, 7, 678/1–10. 2, 4, 8, 10–11, 13–17, 19–20: same rev. die as 682/1, 5. 6: same rev. die as 682/2–3, 7–8. 12: same rev. die as 682/4, 6, 9, 12, 14.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1841,TB.3067 BMC 348
2     L: G.0846
3     P: 3532
4     P: 3533
5     P: 3600, de Ricci
6     B: I-B
7     B: Löbb.
8     B: Rauch
9     Cop SNG 1782 = Kraft p. 133, no. 127c
10     G SNG 1822
11     Mu
12     ✸ NY: 1944.100.47593
13     NY: 1944.100.47594
14     NY: 1947.97.442
15     O
16     O
17     O
18     O
19     O
20     V: GR 18166
21     CNG EA 185, 2 Apr. 2008, lot 190
22     SNG vA 2326
23     Leeds-UL: 1519