Aemilian CE 253; Provincial Dacia

IMP C M AEMIL AEMILIANVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse - PROVIN CIA DACIA, Dacia standing left holding branch & parazonium, eagle & lion at sides, AN VIII in exergue. 26mm, 11.2g
Ex: Incitatus
The eagle and lion found to either side of the depiction of Dacia, are symbols for the two Legions that were assigned to Dacia, Eagle= (LEG V MACEDONICA -Potaissa, Dacia) and Lion =(LEG XIII GEMINA Apulum, Dacia ).
Please cf. http://www.romancoins.info/Content.html for more info on Legions on coins etc.
Please cf. http://www.archive.org/details/HistoryAndCoinageOfDacia for more info on Dacia.