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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1108
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:  103 - 111
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  11.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3828. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, r., draped. Reverse: S - C, left and right. Aquila between two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...MO CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR ... COS V P P (Emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan Augustus Germanicus Dacius, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the fifth time, father of the fatherland). Reverse: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI (The Senate and the Roman people, the best leader).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 588 var.

Notes:  RIC 588 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
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Trajan
Roman
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