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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R.12074

  • Denomination

    • sestertius
  • Description

    Copper alloy coin.(obverse) Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right.
    (reverse) Trajan's Column, surmounted by a statue of Trajan standing left, holding spear in left hand; the base is ornamented with reliefs and with an eagle on right and left.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 114-115 (?)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 26.53 grammes
    • Die-axis: 6 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        IMP CAES TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        S C
      • Inscription Comment

        in field
  • Bibliography

    • RE3 1016, p.216 bibliographic details
    • RIC2 680, p.292 (type) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    R.12074

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RE3p216.1016
Copper alloy coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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