RPC IX, 2227

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2227
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 Nike advancing r., holding wreath and palm
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference M 3785
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–3: same obv. die as 2223/1, 3–4, 2225/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     C: Y.1150-1936
2     ✸ O: HCR31284 M 3785
3     DS pl. 267.10491
4     Monnaies d’Antan 10, 24 Nov. 2011, lot 109
5     Boston: 2004.1354