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Lot # 326 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$250 / Price Realized: US$150
Trajan Decius. As
Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. As, 9.83g. (12h). Rome, . Obv: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed right. Rx: P - A - NNONI - A - E S - C The two Pannonias standing side by side, one looking left, the other looking right, both veiled and raising their right forearms; the one on the right holds a standard in her left arm, while a second standard is seen behind the raised right arm of the figure on the left. RIC 124c (S). Cohen 88 (4 Fr.). Rare. VF/About EF.

Purchased from M.M. Marx, 20 December 1965.

A rare type on middle bronzes: only one such dupondius and two asses in CoinArchives Pro, which in contrast contains about 75 sestertii of the same type; only one dupondius, no asses, in Berk photofile. From the same dies as NAC 84, 20 May 2015, lot 1118; from the same reverse die as the dupondius Rauch 79, 17 November 2006, lot 2466.
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