RPC IX, 766

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 766
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Antioch ad Maeandrum
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 ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ, ΜƐΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Reverse design bridge with six arches over Maeander river; above, bridge-gateway and river god Maeandros reclining, r., holding reed and cornucopia; beside, two standing figures, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 52
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 765/1–2, 6–7, 767/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1844,0425.273 BMC 52
2     P: 166
3     NY: 0000.999.20181
4     ✸ Lanz 154, 11 June 2012, lot 458