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Denarius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right. IMP.CAES.NER.TRAIAN.OPTIM.AVG.GER.DAC.PARTHICO Reverse: Mars, helmeted, nude except for cloak over shoulders, advancing to right, holding transverse spear, point upwards, in right hand and trophy over left shoulder in left hand. PMTRPCO ...

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Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 114–117

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm.

Accession Number

17.3277

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins