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ID number:  BIRBI-R1755
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Semis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  249-251
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.35
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 543. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Trajan Decius, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., resting r. on shield and holding vertical spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG (Imperator Gaius Messius Quintus Trajan Decius Augustus). Reverse: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 128

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Trajan Decius
Roman

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