RPC IX, 1584

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1584
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
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 13.74 g
Axis 5, 11
Reference Castelin 81
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1843,0712.95A BMC 32, pl. XVIII.18 = Castelin 81a
2     B: Fox Castelin 81c
3     ✸ Mu Castelin 81b
4     Hirsch 186, 10 May 1995, lot 1384
5     M&M GmbH 27, 28 May 2008, lot 2292 = Peus 357, 28 Oct. 1998, lot 657
6     CGT coll.