Dupondius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 103–111


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.67 gm.

Accession Number

92.48

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right, with drapery on left shoulder.
[IMPCAES] NERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRP [COSVPP]
Reverse: Annona, draped, standing front, head left, right knee slightly bent, holding out two ears of grain in right hand and cornucopiae in left; at left, boy, togate, standing front, head turned right, towards Annona, holding scroll in left hand, right hand at side.
SPQROPTIMOPR[INC]IPI
In exergue: [AL]IMITAL left and right in field: S C

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury