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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1097
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Trajan; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  98 - 99
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  11.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 226. W. S. Lincoln & Son, 1918.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, r., draped. Reverse: S - C, left and right. Victoria walking l., holding palm-branch in her l. hand and shield in her r., inscribed with SPQR.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M (Emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan Augustus Germanicus, head of the principal college of priests). Reverse: TR POT COS II P P (Tribune of the people, Consul for the second time, father of the fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 402 var.

Notes:  RIC 402 has the correct reverse type but the bust on this example is draped rather than bare.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Trajan
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