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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1083
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Trajan; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  103 - 104
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1219. W. S. Lincoln & Son, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, r. Reverse: Pax standing l. holding olive branch and cornucopiae, setting foot on Dacian.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DΛC P M TR P COS V P P (Emperor 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: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI (The Senate and the Roman people, the best leader).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 190a var.

Notes:  RIC 190a has the correct reverse type but the bust on this example is draped rather than with aegis.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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