正面的文字 IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG.
正面的说明书 Buste radié et cuirassé de Trajan Dèce à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (B4).
正面的翻译 “Imperator Cæsar Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Messius Quintus Trajan Dèce auguste).
背面的文字 GENIVS EXERC ILLVRICIANI.
背面的说明书 Génie à demi nu coiffé du modius debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche ; à droite, une enseigne.
背面的翻译 “Genius Exercitus Illuriciani”, (Le Génie de l'armée illyrienne).
Decius was born in 201 in Lower Pannonia. After a brilliant career that opened the doors of the Senate, he was governor of Lower Moesia under the reign of Alexander Severus. At the end of the reign of Philip, winner of the Danube barbarian hordes, it is proclaimed august despite his refusal. He wrote to Philip, who does not believe and work against him. Philip and his son are killed in the battle that took place near Verona. Decius attached to his name this prestigious, Trajan. After a stint in Rome, Decius went on the Danube limes who deserted leaked Goths ravaging the Danubian provinces which the Emperor was born. It fails to stem the invasion. From 250, a new plague ravaging the Empire, the plague that decimated population and herds and further weakens the limes. He began a persecution against Christians in 250 (Polyeuctes, Corneille). The following year, he focuses on the limes, beats the Goths, but his son is killed. He finds himself wanting to avenge death. He is the first emperor to fall in battle against the Barbarians.