Obverse Trajan Decius
The Emperor Trajan Decius before the fateful Battle of Abritus in 251 when, in a swamp, the Goths defeated and killed him and his son and co-emperor Herennius Etruscus. They were betrayed by the next Emperor or so the story goes.
Reverse with Moesia, Bull and Lion
The Goddess of Moesia stands with a Bull on her right hand (the IVth Legion) and on her left hand the Lion (the VIIth Legion); all guarding the city of Viminacium around 250 AD

Moesia Superior, Viminacium 249-251 AD Trajan Decius 14.4gm AE29

Lot 192 in our auction saturday 9th November 2019