RPC IX, 2275

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2275
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 Nike advancing r., holding wreath and palm
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference M 3830, BMC 2077
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 2077
2     NY: 1944.100.67205
3     NY: 1974.26.4449
4     O: HCR31323 M 3830
5     ✸ CNG EA 137, 12 Apr. 2006, lot 163
6     DS pl. 267.10492