RPC IX, 2232

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2232
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue L Α = year 1. Group 2: with ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Dating AD 249/50
Obverse inscription Α Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ƐΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Pius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L - Α
Reverse design Alexandria standing l., raising r. arm and holding sceptre
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 13.67 g
Axis 12
Reference M 3808
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     ✸ O: HCR31303 M 3808
3     DS pl. 266.10480
4     Michigan R. Haatvedt, E. Peterson, Coins from Karanis, University of Michigan Excavations 1924–1935 (Ann Arbor, 1964), no. 887