RPC IX, 2269

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2269
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Trajan Decius (Augustus)
Issue L Β = year 2
Dating AD 250/1
Obverse inscription Α Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L - Β
Reverse design Elpis advancing l., holding flower and raising skirt
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 12.97 g
Axis 1, 11, 12
Reference D 5078, M 3824, BMC 2074
Specimens 11 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1864,1118.841 BMC 2074
2     C
3     NY: 1944.100.67302
4     O: HCR31318 M 3824
5     V: GR 25395
6     A: AE, 4278A Demetrio
7     Brussels: 904 SNG 1328
8     CNG EA 231, 14 Apr. 2010, lot 157
9     CNG MBS 81, 20 May 2009, lot 892
10     D 5078 = DS pl. 266
11     J. Aiello coll.