RPC IX, 890


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 890
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Synnada
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Tlepolemos (archon and agonothetes, of equestrian rank)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕϹ ΤΡΑΙ ΔΕΚΙΝ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΧ ΤΛΗΠΟ ΙΠΠΙ, ϹΥΝΝΑΔΕΩΝ
Reverse design temple with eight columns enclosing statue standing facing, holding sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 59
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 881/1, 889/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1901,0703.34 BMC 59
2 2     B: 28410