Dupondius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 104–107


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 10.46 gm.

Accession Number

92.77

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right, with aegis on left shoulder.
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Reverse: Roma, helmeted, in military dress, standing left, holding Victory in extended right hand, and vertical spear, reversed in left. Before her, small Dacian captive, wearing cloak and breeches, kneeling right, stretching out arms to Roma.
SPQROPTIMO PRINCIPI left and right in field: S C

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury