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Dupondius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery at left. IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP Reverse: Oval shield, inscribed with thunderbolt, behind, oblong shield, two spears, sword and vexillum. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI In ex: SC

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 104–107

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.14 gm.

Accession Number

32.1179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins