As with bust of Trajan II Decius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.97 gm.

Accession Number

47.1481

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan II Decius, laureate, draped, to right.
IMPCMQTRAI[ANVS]DECIVSAVG
Reverse: Genius, wearing modius, standing left, holding patera in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left; at right, military ensign.
in field, left and right: S C
 GENIVSEXERCILL[YRICIANI]

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; November 13, 1947: gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge