RPC IX, 2223

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2223
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 ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ Ɛ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Traianus Pius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L - Α
Reverse design eagle standing l., head r., holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 13.15 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference M 3787 corr., D 5097 = DS pl. 267
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3–4: same obv. die as 2225/1, 2227/2–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ O: HCR31286 M 3787 corr.
2     A: 1897-1898, IH, 1221 Demetrio 2918
3     D 5097 = DS pl. 267
4     Emporium Hamburg 70, 14 Nov. 2013, lot 313