Sestertius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 103–111


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 24.99 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.679

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right, drapery on left shoulder.
IMPCAES[NERV]AETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP
Reverse: Pax, seated left on throne, holds branch and rests arm on throne.
In front kneels Dacian holding both hands out in supplication.
S C (in exergue)
 SPQROPTIMO[P]RINCIPI

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection