RPC IX, 837

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 837
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Metropolis
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Alexandros Tieiou (first archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑ ΔƐΚΙΝ ϹƐ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΑΡ ΑΛƐΞ ΤΙƐΙΟΥ ΠΡΩ ΑΡΧ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ ΦΡΥ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing Zeus seated l., holding patera and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 21.36 g
Axis 6
Reference SNG vA 8424
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–3, 5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 836/1–2.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Afyon: 1309
2     Afyon: 1313
3     ✸ Boston: 1977.607 Auctiones AG 7, 7 June 1977, lot 394 = SNG vA 8424
4     Gorny & Mosch 186, 8 Mar. 2010, lot 1613
5     R. Becker coll.