Rome AD 250-251 AR antoninianus 5.74 g 2.32 cm 2.28 cm 12h
obverse: hd Trajanus Decius r radiate, draped and cuirassed IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG
reverse: the two Pannoniae each with standard PANNONIAE
RCV III 9378, RIC 21b, RSC 86
Holleman Munten List 60 *176, 9 Nov 1984
Gaius Messius Quintus Decius c 195 (Sirmium, Sremska Mitrovica- Servia) 249-251
249 Proclamation as emperor by his troops after success against the Gothic invaders.
The emperor Philippus I and his son Philippus II defeated at Verona.
Philippus I killed in battle. Philippus II killed in battle or brought to Rome where he was put to deatrh by the praetorians.
251 Trajanus Decius and his son Herennius Etruscus killed in a disastrous battle against the Goths.
General Trebonianus Gallus proclaimed emperor by the remnants of the Roman army.