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Lot # 316 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$300 / Unsold: Available at opening bid of US$ 200 + Buyers Fee
Trajan Decius. Sestertius
Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. Sestertius, 16.45g. (12h). Rome, 249 AD. Obv: IMP C[AES C ME]SS TRAI Q DECIO AVG Bust laureate, cuirassed right, seen from front. Rx: GENIVS EXERCITVS ILLVRICIANI S - C Turreted Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia, standard behind him. Bust variety of RIC 105d (R ) and Cohen 65 (C ). The rarer variant (TRAI Q DECIO) of Decius' rare early obverse legend, this sestertius mistakenly called common by Cohen. Green patination. Good VF.

Purchased from H.G. Spangenberger, 21 February 1968.
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