IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P, Bust of Trajan, laureate, right, with drapery on left shoulder, front and back
S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Felicitas, draped, standing left, holding up caduceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left
19.84mm, 3.4g, 6h
gVF, well toned
Trajan was one of the greatest Roman Emperors. A former soldier, he expanded the Roman Empire to its largest size in history. A philanthropist who invested in social welfare and public building programs, he is known as the second of the Five Good Emperors.