RPC IX, 1578

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1578
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, wreath between two palms
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.87 g
Axis 12
Reference Castelin 94 corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY
2     N Castelin 94
3     Newcastle SNG 848