Dupondius with bust of Trajan
about A.D. 112–115
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.26 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Trajan, radiate, draped, right.
Reverse: Column of Trajan, with statue of Trajan holding Victory and spear. On base of column, two eagles.
SPQROPTI MOPRINCIPI in field: S C
By date unknown: H. C. Hoskier Collection; by 1907: with Jacob Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 20, the Hoskier Collection, November 13ff., 1907, lot 556); by date unknown: Abbott Collection; 1951: Spink-Glendining auction of the Abbott Collection, October 11, 1951, lot 468; by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, November 17, 1982
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule