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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery on left shoulder. IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP Reverse: Fortuna standing left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. In field:S C SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI

Provenance

By date unknown: V. J. E. Ryan Collection; by 1952: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction of the V. J. E. Ryan Collection, part V, April 2-3, lot 2768, partial); June 1952: with A. H. Baldwin, Robert Street, Adelphi, London; June 6, 1952: purchased from A. H. Baldwin by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 104–107

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 10.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.475

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins