Denarius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 115–116


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 3.37 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2658

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right.
IMPTRAIANOOPTIMOAVGGERDACPMTRP
Reverse: Column of Trajan, on a square base, with an eagle right and left. Statue of Trajan stands on top with globe in right hand, sceptre in left.
COS.VI. P.P.S.P.Q.R

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 11, 1963: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour