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Denarius with head of Trajan

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Obverse: Head of Trajan, laureate, to right. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM Reverse: Statue of Hercules holding club in right hand and lion's skin in left. P M TR P COS III PP

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 100

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

95.173

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins