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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1752
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius (double)
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  249-251
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.75
Weight (g):  35.68
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1077. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Trajan Decius, wearing radiate crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing facing l., holding long caduceus in r., and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG (Imperator Gaius Messius Quintus Trajan Decius Augustus). Reverse: FBLICITAS SΛECVLI S C (Age of Good Fortune; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 115a

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Trajan Decius
Roman

251
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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