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Denarius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right. IMPTRAIANOOPTIMOAVGGERDACPMTRP Reverse: Column of Trajan, on a square base, with an eagle right and left. Statue of Trajan stands on top with globe in right hand, sceptre in left. COS.VI. P.P.S.P.Q.R

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 11, 1963: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 115–116

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 3.37 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2658

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins