RPC IX, 2049


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2049
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Caesarea Maritima
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C C MESS Q TRAI[ANVS] AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Pius Felix Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL P F AVG [F C CAES METROP]
Reverse design Fortuna standing left, holding human bust and long sceptre; below, on each side, two figures (Tychai?) standing facing each other; between them, two bulls and altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Kadman II 124
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Rev. is worn on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/18069, but it is most probably the same rev. die as https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/5683/https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/18020

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Haifa-MA: 1/31 Kadman II 124, p. 203, no. 52, pl. X