RPC IX, 2216


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2216
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 Jupiter Ammon standing left, in military dress, with headdress of ram’s horns and disk, holding ears of corn(?) and sceptre surmounted by trophy; at feet, left, ram standing left, head right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 61, Kindler 50a
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1447 BMC 46, pl. IV.13 = Kindler 50, pl. IV
2 2     IMJ: 82.04229
3 3     J-SBF Spijkerman 61, pl. 16
4 4     J-SBF Spijkerman 62, pl. 16 = Kindler 50b, pl. IV.50a
5 5     Lindgren III, 1545