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ID number:  BIRBI-R1724
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Plevna Hoard
Maker:  Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  249-251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.99
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 672. From a find near Plevna, Bulgaria, 1922. Acquired through the British Museum, 1923.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Trajan Decius, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, wearing polos on head, nude except for short cloak on shoulders, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopiae in l.; standard to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M Q TPΛIHNVS DECIVS AVC (Imperator Gaius Messius Quintus Trajan Decius Augustus). Reverse: GFΛIIVS VXFUC ILLVUICIΛNI (To the Genius of the Army in Illyria).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 16

4 Related People

Trajan Decius

Plevna Hoard


Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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