Trajan Decius, AD 249-251. Bronze sestertius.

Ancient Coins - Trajan Decius, AD 249-251. Bronze sestertius.
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Denomination : Bronze sestertius. Mint  : Rome.

Reference : Sear-2707

Size : 27.2 x 31.5 mm.   Weight : 18.03 grams.

Grade :  gVF/VF, brown patination with brassy high lights, and minor very light porosity on the reverse.

Obverse : Head of Trajan Decius right, with IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG around.

Reverse : Dacia standing left holding a standard with an animal head on top, which may be a draco standard, with DACIA around. 

A draco standard is a standard with a wind direction indicator on top, often shaped like a dragon head or other animal head, and was used by archers to judge the wind direction and strenth to help them aim their arrows.

Price SKU: vcoin1736
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Rates for: 11/20/19

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