RPC IX, 2278


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2278
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 Ɛ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Pius
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L - Β
Reverse design Sarapis seated l., extending arm over Cerberus, holding sceptre; Nike standing r., on top of throne
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 12.31 g
Axis 12
Reference M 3832
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O: HCR31324 M 3832
2     ✸ DS pl. 267.10494