Aureus with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 107–111


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.09 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.786

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
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Reverse: Emperor standing right, right hand raised, left holding spear over left shoulder.
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Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour