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Double-sestertius with bust of Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan II Decius radiate right, draped and wearing cuirass. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Reverse: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopia. FELICITAS SAECVLI S.C.

Provenance

By 1937: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, November 17, 1937

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 062.

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 31.25 gm.

Accession Number

37.1161

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins