RPC IX, 1588

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1588
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 Tyche standing l., holding patera over lighted altar and cornucopia; above, eagle on palm with wreath in beak; at l., palm; sometimes at r., another palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 11
Reference Castelin 133
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1909,0504.62 BMC 25 = Castelin 133, pl. X
2 2     P: 1226, Chandon
3 3     P: 2181
4 4     ✸ NY
5 5     CNG EA 53, 20 Nov. 2002, lot 81