Trajan Decius – Antoninianus – Horseback

Trajan Decius , 249 - 250 AD , Roman Imperial Coins

Obverse:  IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG – Radiate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right, seen from behind

The Inscription reads: Imperator Caesar Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus – Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar Messius Quintus Trajan Decius, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse: ADVENTVS AVG – Trajan Decius on horseback to left, raising his right hand in salute and holding long scepter in his left.

The Inscription reads: Adventus Augusti – Adventus (Roman welcoming ceremony) of the emperor.

  • Trajan Decius
  • Rome
  • Antoninianus
  • Silver
  • 3.23gr
  • 22mm
  • RIC 11b

Somewhat rough and with faint scratches, otherwise, very fine.

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