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 ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΕΥ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Pius
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L - Α
Reverse design Alexandria standing left, raising right arm and holding sceptre
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference M 3808
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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