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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1100
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Trajan; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  103 - 111
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  26.72
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1413. W. S. Lincoln & Son, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, r., draped l. shoulder. Reverse: S - C, left and right. Abundantia standing l. holding ears of corn in her r. hand and a cornucopiae in her l. hand. At her feet, a modius on the left and a prow on the right.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P 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. 492

3 Related People

Trajan
Roman
53
117
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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