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ID number:  BIRBI-R1728
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  249-251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 677. From the Dorchester Hoard, Purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Trajan Decius, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Uberitas, draped, standing facing l., holding purse in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M Q TRAIΠNVS DECIVS ΔVG (Imperator Gaius Messius Quintus Trajan Decius Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVG (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 29c

4 Related People

Trajan Decius
Roman

251
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Dorchester Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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