RPC IX, 2241

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2241
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 Athena seated l., holding Nike and spear
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 12.56 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference M 3788, BMC 2071
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1864,1118.839 BMC 2071
2     ✸ O: HCR31287 M 3788
3     DS pl. 266.10481
4     Malloy 14, 2 July 1979, lot 564
5     Staffieri coll.