Sestertius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 112–114


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.706

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right.
IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVIPP
Reverse: Abundantia standing, head left, cornucopia in left. At left, child.
S.P.Q.R.OPTIMO.PRINCIPI. in field: S C
in exergue: ALIMITAL

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour