RPC IX, 2179

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2179
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 and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL AEL KAP COM(M) P F
Reverse design Fortuna standing with foot on rock, left, holding human bust and long sceptre; in front of her, legionary eagle, right; behind her, Victory on column; at feet, sometimes vase
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Meshorer 152
Specimens 12 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.1983 BMC 99
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     J-MJA: 3190 Kadman I 165
4 4     IMJ Sofaer 139
5 5     IMJ: 71.00340
6 6     IMJ: 78.01634
7 7     Tel Aviv: 187 Kadman I 164
8 8     Tel Aviv: 188 Kadman I 165
9 9     ✸ CNG 97, 17 Sept. 2014, lot 540
10 10     Private coll. = Meshorer 153a
11 11     Private coll. = Meshorer 153b
12 12     Sternberg 34, 22 Oct. 1993, lot 315