RPC IX, 779

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 779
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Stratonikos (archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΓΑ ΜƐ Κ ΤΡΑ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΡΧ ϹΤΡΑΤΟΝΙΚΟΥ, ΑΦΡΟΔƐΙϹΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design Decius riding in quadriga of horses, r., raising r. arm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference MacDonald 200
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 777/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1882,0605.28 BMC 131 = Kraft p. 158, no. 37, pl. 37 = Aphrodisias 200 = MacDonald O245/R449a
2 2     L: 1970,0909.94 Aphrodisias 200 = MacDonald O245/R449b
3 3     ✸ Jacquier 37, 7 Sept. 2012, lot 419