This is an ancient Roman gold Aureus, of Emperor Trajan, minted at Rome in 100 AD
Obverse: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Nerva Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans." Bust of Trajan, laureate right.
Reverse: PM TRP COS III P P, "High priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time, father of the nation" Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia.
DENOMINATION: Aureus (of 25 denarius)
DATE: 98 - 117 AD (this coin was minted at Rome in 100 AD)
SIZE: 19.7mm dia
WEIGHT: 7.23 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 34; Cohen 218; Sear 3094 var.
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Beaumont, France.
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