Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Trajan II Decius
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.33 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike flying right, holding wreath.
In field left and right: L A (year 1)
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse