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Double-sestertius with bust of Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan II Decius, radiate, right. IMPCMQTRAIANVSDECIVSAVG Reverse: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia. FELICITASSAECVLI S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

1934, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 061.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 34.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1382

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins