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    Trajan Decius, A.D. 249-251. AR antoninianus. Radiate, cuirassed and draped bust right of Trajan Decius/Dacia standing left, holding vertical staff with ass's head. RIC 12(b), C. 16. AU55 ICG, lustrous near devices.
    The antoninianus was first struck during the reign of Caracalla, and from the beginning was overvalued at two denarii. Containing less than 50% silver at their introduction, the coins were quickly debased further until they became a silver-washed bronze coin.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (PCGS# 100503)


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