Sestertius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 112–114


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 28.19 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2000.945

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery on left shoulder.
IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGER DACPMTRPCOSVI PP
Reverse: Abundantia standing, holding corn ears in right hand and cornucopia in left.
At her right side, child holding a roll.
SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI
In ex: ALIMITAL
In field: S C

Provenance

By May 2000: with Numismatik Lanz München, Maximiliansplatz 10, D-80333 Munich, Germany; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III at Numismatik Lanz Auktion 97, May 22, 2000, lot 556; gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 20, 2000

Credit Line

Vermeule Family Gift