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Sestertius with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right. IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVIPP Reverse: Abundantia standing, head left, cornucopia in left. At left, child. S.P.Q.R.OPTIMO.PRINCIPI. in field: S C in exergue: ALIMITAL

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 112–114

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.706

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins