Trajan Decius

1,300.00

1 in stock

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Description

Rome, 251 AD. Æ sestertius, 17.02 gr., 30 mm.

Obv: [IMP C] M Q TRAIANUS DECIUS AUG; laureate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to the right.

Rev: GEN ILLURICI; Genius standing to the left, holding patera and cornucopia; across fields: S C.

Ref: RIC 116a; Banti 11.

Tiber patina. Good very fine.

A beautiful and realistic portrait of great artistic merit.