RPC IX, 678

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 678
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 Tyche standing l., wearing kalathos, holding rudder resting on globe and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 346
Specimens 10 (8 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3, 5–6, 8, 10: same pair of dies. 2, 4, 7: same pair of dies. 1–10: same obv. die as 673/8, 12, 675/1–8, 676/2–4, 7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1841,B.3068
2     L: 1844,0425.1620 BMC 346
3     ✸ P: 3527
4     B: Dannenberg
5     B: I-B
6     O
7     V: GR 18164
8     V: GR 28662
9     Tübingen SNG 3302
10     Schulten, 26 Mar. 1981, lot 164