RPC IX, 1586

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1586
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Rhesaena
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
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 11.67 g
Axis 5, 11, 12
Reference Castelin 88–9
Specimens 9 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 29, pl. XVIII.11 = Castelin 89a
2     L: G.2926 BMC 28 = Castelin 89c
3     P Florange 71, 19 Jan. 1924, lot 100
4     B: I-B Castelin 89b
5     B: Löbb Castelin 88
6     NY
7     O
8     N Castelin 89d
9     ✸ Hirsch 183, 20 Sept. 1994, lot 1585