RPC IX, 2228

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2228
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 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 Sarapis standing r., holding sceptre and his drapery
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference D 5088, M 3786
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–5: same obv. die as 2221/1–2, 4–5, 2222/2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O: HCR31285 M 3786
2 2     V: GR 25388
3 3     ✸ CNG EA 232, 28 Apr. 2010, lot 163
4 4     D 5088 = DS pl. 267.5888
5 5     DS pl. 267.12485
6 6     Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 1167 = F. Sternberg 16, 15 Nov. 1985, lot 331 = Münzhandlung Basel 6, 18 Mar. 1936, lot. 1193