RPC IX, 1583


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1583
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Rhesaena
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹƐΠ ΚΟΛ ΡΗϹΑΙΝΗϹΙⲰΝ L III P
Reverse design two Tychai standing facing each other, joining r. hands; at l., a statue on column; between them, lighted altar; above, eagle on palm; at r., centaur Sagittarius holding bow; in exergue, river god (Chaboras) swimming
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.46 g
Axis 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference Castelin 82–7
Specimens 13 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 2182 Castelin 87b
2     P: 2183 Castelin 84, pl. VIII
3     B: 5276
4     B: 717/1900
5     Cop SNG 248 = Castelin 82
6     NY
7     ✸ NY
8     Milan SNG 137
9     N Castelin 85
10     St Petersburg Castelin 86
11     Yale: Dura Castelin 87I
12     Lindgren I, 2620
13     CGT coll.