Coin of Nicaea with bust of Trajan II Decius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.333

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Serapis seated left, scepter in left hand, right hand extended above Cerberus.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III