Sestertius with bust of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 104–107


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 24.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.472

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan to right.
IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP
Reverse: Triumphal arch; on frieze: IOM
 SPQROPTIMO

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 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