Sestertius with head of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 104–107


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.16 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Trajan, laureate, right.
IMPCAESNERVAETRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVPP
Reverse: Bridge across the Danube, ornamented at each end by tower surmounted by three statues; under bridge, boat. SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI S C (in exergue)

Provenance

Ex collection Clarence S. Bement (Ars Classica Sale 8, 1924, no. 842) (ref. in Romans & Barbarians, p. 80)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)