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Sestertius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, right, laureate, drapery on left shoulder. IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP Reverse: Dacian seated to left, on round and oval shields, with right hand on forehead. At left, trophy, at base of which shield, spear and two curved swords. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI...

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Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 103–111

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 28.34 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.440

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins