RPC IX, 2279


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2279
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 trophy of arms with two shields with, on each side, a bound and seated captive
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 2087
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1864,1118.845 BMC 2087, pl. XXXI, rev.
2     P: 3355
3     B: Löbb.
4     A: 4284 Demetrio 2926
5     Osnabrück Savio 1952