Obverse: IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V PP "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, of Nerva Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, conqueror of the Dacians, high priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the fifth time, father of the nation" Bust of Trajan, laureate, right with aegis.
Reverse: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C, "The senate and the Roman people to the best of princes. Decree of the senate" Trajan, bare-headed, in military dress, cloak floating behind him, riding right, thrusting spear at Dacian in front of horse.
MATERIAL: AE (Orichalcum)
DATE: 98 - 117 AD (minted in Rome between 103 - 111 AD)
SIZE: 31.98mm diameter
WEIGHT: 22.07 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 534, Cohen 503cf, BMC 833
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Rochester. The United Kingdom.
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