RPC IX, 2178

 

Image of specimen #21

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2178
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
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 rear
Reverse inscription COL AEL KAP COM(M) P F
Reverse design Fortuna standing with foot on rock, left, holding eagle on small bust and long sceptre; behind her, Victory on column; at feet, sometimes, vase
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Meshorer 153
Specimens 23 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.1981 BMC 98, pl. XI.1, rev.
2 2     L: 1908,0110.1982 BMC 96, pl. X.16
3 3     L: 1908,0110.1984 BMC 97
4 4     B: Löbb.
5 5     Cop SNG 26
6 6     Beirut-AUB: 1961 Baramki 55, pl. VIII.2
7 7     Beirut-AUB: 1962 Baramki 56, pl. VIII.3
8 8     J-MJA Meshorer 152
9 9     IAA: 207/1 Kadman I 162
10 10     IAA: 209/1 Kadman I 163
11 11     IMJ Sofaer 140
12 12     IMJ: 71.00662
13 13     IMJ: 90.002.13311
14 14     IMJ: 90.002.13312
15 15     St Petersburg Kadman I 163
16 16     Tel Aviv: 183 Kadman I 162
17 17     Tel Aviv: 184 Kadman I 162
18 18     Tel Aviv: 185 Kadman I 162
19 19     Tel Aviv: 186 Kadman I 163
20 20     Israel Museum = Meshorer 152a
21 21     ✸ Miron coll. = Levante documentation
22 22     Sternberg 33, 18 Sept. 1997, lot 110
23 23     CGT coll. = CNG 297, 27 Feb. 2013, lot 251