RPC IX, 2215


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2215
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 head of Decius, right, with traces of drapery
Reverse inscription COL METPOPOL BOSTRON
Reverse design Fortuna standing facing, holding sceptre surmounted by trophy and cornucopia, left foot on small crouching figure(?); at right, nude Marsyas standing left, raising arm, holding wineskin over shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Spijkerman 64, Kindler 49
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 370/1 de Saulcy p. 370, no. 1 = Spijkerman 64, pl. 17
2 2     ✸ B: 18258385, 1865/28729
3 3     IMJ: 82.04228 Rosenberger 55
4 4     Tel Aviv Kindler 49, pl. IV