Denarius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 114–117


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm.

Accession Number

17.3277

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right.
IMP.CAES.NER.TRAIAN.OPTIM.AVG.GER.DAC.PARTHICO
Reverse: Mars, helmeted, nude except for cloak over shoulders, advancing to right, holding transverse spear, point upwards, in right hand and trophy over left shoulder in left hand.
PMTRPCO SVIPPSPQR

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified