RPC IX, 2234


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2234
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 Ε
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 head of Ammon, right, with headdress of ram’s horns and disk and traces of drapery
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference D 5093 = DS pl. 267
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 3335
2 2     ✸ NY: 1975.160.20
3 3     DS 5093 = DS pl. 267
4 4     J. Aiello coll.