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ROMAN EMPIRE, Trajan Decius, Antoninianus
Attribution: RIC 121, 12b
Date: AD 249-253
Obverse: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust r.
Reverse: DACIA, Dacia stg. l. wearing robe reaching to feet, holding vertical staff w/ assí head (misidentified here and actually a draco battle standard common among Dacian troops)
Size: 23 mm Weight: 4.3 grams
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Album name:Noah / The Best of Type!
Rating (58 votes): (Details)
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Date added:Jun 23, 2011
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rexesq  [Jun 23, 2011 at 01:47 AM]
AMAZING detail on the "ass' head" staff!!! I don't think I have ever seen one with the head of the staff so well defined.... 5*!
Potator II  [Jun 29, 2011 at 06:22 AM]
Very good
Jay GT4  [Jul 16, 2011 at 11:55 PM]
someone was taking pride in their work!
mix_val  [Jan 09, 2012 at 11:47 AM]
Outstanding