RPC IX, 676

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 676
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 ΠΥΘΑΓΟΡΗⳞ ⳞΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design Pythagoras (bearded) seated l., pointing with stylus towards globe on column, holding long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 351
Specimens 7 (7 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 5–6: same pair of dies. 2–4, 7: same pair of dies. 2–4, 7: same obv. die as 673/8, 12, 675/1–8, 678/1–10. 1–7: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1844,0425.222 BMC 351, pl. XXXVII.14, rev.
2     P: 1966/453, Delepierre
3     ✸ P: 3534A
4     B: 11771
5     B: 18259230, Fox
6     B: Löbb.
7     C: Lewis 1505