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Denarius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right. IMPCAESNERTRAIANAVGGERMDAC Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing left, holding caduceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left. PARTHICO PMTRPCOSVIPPSPQR

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 114–117

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.16 gm.

Accession Number

16.425

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins