Dupondius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 115–116


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 13.09 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.476

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan to right.
IMPCAESNERTRAIANOOPTIMOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVIPP
Reverse: Statue of Trajan on top of column.
SENATVSPOPVLV SQVEROMANVS, in field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: V. J. E. Ryan Collection; by 1952: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction of the V. J. E. Ryan Collection, part V, April 2-3, lot 2770, partial); by August 1952: with A. H. Baldwin, Robert Street, Adelphi, London; August 30, 1952: purchased from A. H. Baldwin by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III