Aureus with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 117


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.26 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

00.291

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan to right, laureate, draped and cuirassed
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Reverse: Bust of Sol, radiate and draped, to right.
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Provenance

According to MFA archival card: from the Modena collection; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1, 1900

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund