Trajan Decius, AD 249-251. Silver Antoninianus

Ancient Coins - Trajan Decius, AD 249-251. Silver Antoninianus
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Denomination : Silver Antoninianus. Mint : Rome.

Date : AD 250 to 251.

: Sear-9368, RSC-13

Size : 21.1 X 21.9  Weight : 3.67 grams.

Grade :  XF/VF minor flan split.

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.

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