RPC IX, 1577

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1577
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Rhesaena
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹƐΠ ΚΟΛ ΡΗϹΑΙΝΗϹΙⲰΝ L III P
Reverse design priest ploughing with two oxen, r., holding staff; above, eagle on palm with wreath in beak; in exergue, river god (Chaboras) swimming
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 5
Reference Lindgren I, 2621
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: F 7761, Boudeau
2 2     Lindgren I, 2621
3 3     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 984
4 4     Leeds-UL: 408