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ID number:  BIRBI-R1751
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  249-251
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  18.39
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1809. J. H. Daniels, 12 Buxton Road, Brighton, Sussex, 1934.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Trajan Decius, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Dacia, draped in long robe reaching feet, standing facing l., holding vertical staff with head of ass in r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECLVS AVC (Imperator Gaius Messius Quintus Trajan Decius Augustus). Reverse: D-A-CIA S C (Dacia; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 112b

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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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