RPC IX, 2226

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2226
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 Κ Μ (sic) ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ƐΥ
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 Nike advancing r., holding wreath and palm
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference D 5084
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same obv. die as 2224/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     D 5084 = DS pl. 266
2     ✸ Empire, list 8, 1981, lot 713
3     K. Emmett documentation = trade