RPC IX, 694


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 694
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design river god (Imbrasos) reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 352
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 581/1–3, 7 (Colophon), 691/1–5, 696/1–3, 698/1–8. 1–2: same rev. die as 693/2–4, 6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BNK,G.612 BMC 352
2 2     M&M AG 81, 18 Sept. 1995, lot 520