Denarius with head of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 111


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.36 gm.

Accession Number

17.3286

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Trajan, laureate, right, drapery on left shoulder front and back.
IMPTRAIANOAVGGERDACPMTRPCOSVDESVI
Reverse: Pax standing left, setting fire with torch to pile of arms and holding cornucopiae.
SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI In exergue: PAX

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified