RPC IX, 2281


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2281
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
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Decius, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Tyche reclining, l., on garlanded couch, holding rudder and raising arm to head
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 13.29 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference BMC 2078
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1864,1118.843 BMC 2078
2     A: 4280 Demetrio 2922
3     DS pl.267.10495 = Auctiones AG 7, 7 June 1977, lot 491