Double-sestertius with bust of Trajan II Decius

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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)