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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1112
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:  114 - 117
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.45
Weight (g):  23.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1415. W. S. Lincoln & Son, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, r., draped. Reverse: Trajan seated on platform, r., facing l., with the praetorian prefect next to him. Trajan presents Parthamaspates (client king) to kneeling Parthia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M … P P (Emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan the best Augustus Germanicus Dacius Parthico, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the sixth time, father of the fatherland). Reverse: REX PARTHIS DATVS; in exergue S C (A king given to the Parthians; by order of the Senate).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 667

3 Related People

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


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