RPC IX, 2222


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2222
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue L Α = year 1. Group 1: with ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ
Dating AD 249/50
Obverse inscription Α Κ Γ Μ Κ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΕΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus Pius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L - Α
Reverse design Athena seated left, holding Nike and spear
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 2221/1–2, 4–5, 2228/2–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 3342
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.67288