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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1117
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Trajan; Plotina; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  98 - 117
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  20.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-R1117.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Plotina, r., draped, hair in queue. Reverse: S - C to left and right. Fides standing r., holding fruit basket in her l. hand and corn ears in her r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: PLOTINA AVG IMP TRAIANI (Plotina Augustus Emperor Trajan). Reverse: FIDES AVGVST (Good faith of the Augusta)

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 740

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Plotina
Roman

121
Trajan
Roman
53
117
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