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Sestertius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery on left shoulder. IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGER - DACPMTRPCOSVI PP Reverse: Abundantia standing, holding corn ears in right hand and cornucopia in left. At her right side, child holding a roll. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI In ex: ALIMITAL In field: S -C

Provenance

By May 2000: with Numismatik Lanz München, Maximiliansplatz 10, D-80333 Munich, Germany; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III at Numismatik Lanz Auktion 97, May 22, 2000, lot 556; gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 20, 2000

Credit Line

Vermeule Family Gift

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 112–114

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 28.19 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2000.945

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins