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Lot # 361 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$400 / Unsold: Available at opening bid of US$ 300 + Buyers Fee
Trajan Decius. AE 31.5
Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AE 31.5, 14.10g. (5h). Antiochia ad Orontem, . Obv: ΑVΤ Κ Γ Μ? ΚV ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟ? Δ?ΚΙΟ? ??Β Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: ΑΝΤΙΟΧ?ΩΝ - ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩΝ around, Δ - ? across upper field, S C in exergue, Shrine with four columns containing statue of Tyche seated facing, with river-god (Orontes) swimming at her feet; above shrine, ram running right, looking back. RPC 1681 (20 spec.). McAlee 1150 (Scarce). From the same obverse die as the illustrated specimens in both RPC (BM coin) and McAlee (his collection). EF.

Purchased from James Beach, 11 May 2007.
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