RPC IX, 2055


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2055
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Caesarea Maritima
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C C MES Q TRA DECIVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL PR F AVG F C CAES METR(O) P (S P)
Reverse design veiled Ceres, wearing kalathos, standing right, holding ears of corn and sceptre entwined with serpent; at right, cista; in field, right, star and crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Kadman II 143
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     IMJ: 2010.065.29357
2 2     ✸ Heritage 3018, 5 Sept. 2012, Shoshanna coll. part 2, lot 20369