RPC IX, 2209


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2209
Province Arabia
Region Arabia
City Bostra
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG
Nominative Imperator Caesar Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse design in wreath, the baetyls of the god Dusares: large baetyl between two small baetyls on raised platform; the large baetyl is surmounted by several flat stones, the other ones are surmounted by a single stone
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Spijkerman 66, Kindler 47
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1931,0701.7
2 2     ✸ P: 370/2 Spijkerman 66, pl. 17 = Kindler 47, pl. IV
3 3     O
4 4     IMJ: 82.04226
5 5     CNG EA 170, 8 Aug. 2007, lot 191