RPC IX, 1861


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1861
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 ΜΕ ΚΥ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΠΑΛΤΗΝΩΝ, ΦΗ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche seated on a rock, left, holding patera and cornucopia; at her feet, river god (Baldas) swimming, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 12
Reference Meyer-Zwiffelhoffer 32
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 1859/1, 1860/1–10.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1298/D, Seyrig
2 2     P: 1973/215