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SOLD: Trajan, 98-117 AD, AR Denarius, Mars, struck c. 106-107 AD

425.00 AUD

Origin:
Rome mint
Authority:
Trajan
Denomination:
AR Denarius
Composition:
Silver
Date:
circa 106-107 AD
Obverse:
IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right
Reverse:
S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Mars, helmeted, in military dress, standing front, head right, holding vertical spear in right hand and resting left hand on shield
Size:
18.64mm, 3.47g, 6h
Grade:
Choice EF, fine style, high relief, lustrous surrafces, some pitting in fields
Rarity:
rare
Provenance:
ex Leu Numismatik AG Web Auction 2 (26 November 2017), Lot 626; Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc. Auction 93 (6 September 2016), Lot 1606
Reference:
BMCRE III 160; RIC II 161; Cohen 379; RSC II 379a; Woytek 218f; BN 374
Special Information:
An exceptional denarius of Trajan. One of the finest specimens of this type.
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.
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