Denarius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 114–117


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.34 gm.

Accession Number

98.1143

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right, with drapery on left shoulder, front and back.
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Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing left, pointing with right hand at large globe to left and holding vertical sceptre in left hand, left elbow resting on column.
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Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society