Denarius with head of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 100


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

95.173

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Trajan, laureate, to right.
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Reverse: Statue of Hercules holding club in right hand and lion’s skin in left.
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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund