Denarius with bust of Trajan
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.32 gm. Die axis: 8
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right, drapery on left shoulder.
Reverse: Abundantia standing front holding ears of corn, cornucopia on left arm.
Small figure of child at left.
SPQROPTI MOPRINCIPI in ex.: ALIMITAL
Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America