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Denarius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right. IMPTRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP Reverse: Pax, draped, standing left, right foot set on a Dacian, whose head and shoulders only appear; Pax holds branch in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI

Provenance

Source Unknown; acquired by MFA, 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 103–111

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.05 gm.

Accession Number

16.430

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins