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Lot # 359 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$350 / Price Realized: US$450
Trajan Decius. AE 25
Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AE 25, 10.34g. (10h). Mesopotamia, Rhesaena, . Obv: ΑΥΤ Κ Γ Μ? ΚΥ Δ?ΚΙΟ? ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟ? ??Β Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right. Rx: ??Π ΚΟΛ ΡΗ?ΑΙΝΗ?ΙωΝ L III P City goddess with kalathos on head standing left, holding patera over lighted altar and cornucopia; at upper left, eagle standing right on palm branch with spread wings and wreath in beak; below the eagle, another palm branch, upright. RPC 1587 (31 spec.). EF.

Acquired by exchange from R. Grossman, November 1966.

The reverse legend ends with a reference to Legio III Parthica, which was apparently stationed at Rhesaena.
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