RPC IX, 2238

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2238
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 Asclepius standing l., holding patera and serpent staff; at l., lighted altar
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 12.68 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference M 3791, BMC 2072
Specimens 9 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1844,0425.2471 BMC 2072
2     NY: 1944.100.67283
3     O: HCR31290 M 3791
4     ✸ V: GR 37998, Voetter
5     A: 4270 Demetrio 2915A
6     Brussels: 902 SNG 1323
7     DS pl. 266.12482
8     J. Aiello coll.
9     Malloy 14, 2 July 1979, lot 563