Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Trajan / Victory

Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Trajan / Victory

Code: 11846

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This is an ancient Roman AE As, of Emperor Trajan, minted at Rome between 99 - 100 AD 

Obverse:  IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Nerva Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, high priest." Head of Trajan, laureate, right

Reverse:   TR POT COS III P P / S C "Holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time, father of the nation, decree of the senate" Victory walking left, holding palm-branch and shield inscribed SPQR.

This is a nice example with a strong portrait and well struck. VF for issue

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: As

MATERIAL: AE (Copper)

DATE: 98 - 117 AD (minted at Rome between 99 - 100 AD)

SIZE: 26.51mm diameter

WEIGHT:  9.71 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 417, Cohen 628cf, BMC 740, RIC 417, Cohen 628, Sear 3242

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Rochester. The United Kingdom.