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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1111
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:  114 - 117
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  7.87
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3445. Spink & Son Ltd, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Trajan, radiate, r., aegis. Reverse: S - C in wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CΛES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM (Emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan the best Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VI P P (Dacius Parthico, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people for the twentieth year, Consul for the sixth time, father of the fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 644

Notes:  RIC page 290 has note about unnusual combination of radiate and As denomination, however this example may also be a forgery.

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Trajan
Roman
53
117
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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