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Numismatics
Ruler: Trajan Decius, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 201–251, ruled 249–51
Honorand: Hostilian, Caesar 250-251, Augustus
Mint: Rome

Sestertius of Trajan Decius, Emperor of Rome from Rome

251

Bronze

13.08 g, 1:00, 28.70 mm
Gift of the Mitchel family in honor of Professor F. W. Mitchel, B.A. 1944, M.A. 1944, Ph.D. 1954
2018.177.137
Geography: 
Made in Rome
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Professor Fordyce W. Mitchel., Columbia, Miss., from about 1950 to 1986; Eileen McClelland Mitchel, 1986–2013; Fordyce W. Mitchel II, Magdalen Mitchel, and Henry McClelland Mitchel, 2013–2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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