Double-sestertius with bust of Trajan II Decius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Italy, Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 061.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 34.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1382

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan II Decius, radiate, right.
IMPCMQTRAIANVSDECIVSAVG
Reverse: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia.
FELICITASSAECVLI S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

1934, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)