RPC IX, 1859


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1859
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Paltus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΗΦ = 508
Dating AD 250
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΠΑΛΤΗΝΩΝ, ΗΦ
Reverse design Poseidon standing l., on short column, holding dolphin(?) and trident, l. foot on rock
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference Meyer-Zwiffelhoffer —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 1860/1–10, 1861/1–2. 1: same rev. die as 1862/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Beirut-AUB: 241