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Lot # 357 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$400 / Unsold: Available at opening bid of US$ 250 + Buyers Fee
Trajan Decius. AE 37-39
Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AE 37-39, 32.27g. (6h). Cilicia, Mallus, . Obv: IMP CAES CAI ME C[V]IN DECIO TRAIANO SE (sic) Bust radiate, draped, cuirassed right. Rx: MAL - LO COLONIA around, FE - [LIX] in exergue, S - C across field, Togate emperor standing left, offering small statue of Marsyas to turreted Tyche standing right, holding cornucopia; at right, Amphilocos standing left behind yoke of oxen, crowning the emperor and holding branch; in exergue, boar. SNG Levante 1291 (same dies). RPC 1433, spec. 4 (this coin). Planchet defect on obverse at twelve o'clock. Fine/Fine+.

Ex CNG 51, 15 September 1999, lot 943.

This type occurs in a number of legend varieties. RPC 1431-1433 lists a total of eighteen specimens, including ours, that come from two obverse and three reverse dies.
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