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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


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

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

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




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

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The Ancient World


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