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Sestertius with head of Trajan

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Obverse: Head of Trajan, laureate, right. IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP Reverse: Bridge across the Danube, ornamented at each end by tower surmounted by three statues; under bridge, boat. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI S C (in exergue)

Provenance

Ex collection Clarence S. Bement (Ars Classica Sale 8, 1924, no. 842) (ref. in Romans & Barbarians, p. 80)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.16 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins