Trajan Decius 249-251 AD

Silver antoninianus, 23 mm, 4.92 gm.
Obv: Radiate bust of Trajan Decius right.
Abundantia standing with a basket of fruit.

A politician during the reign of Philip the Arab, Decius was proclaimed emperor by his troops after putting down a rebellion in Moesia. In 249, he defeated and killed Philip near Verona and was recognized as emperor by the Senate afterwards

Sear 2690, RIC 106
Inv#: 8600
Guaranteed Authentic


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