This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Trajan, minted in Rome between 103 - 111 AD
Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P "Supreme commander (Imperator), Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, conqueror of the Dacians, high priest, holder of tribunician power" laureate bust of Trajan facing right, slight drapery on the left shoulder.
Reverse: COS V PP SPQR OPTIMO PRINC "Consul for the fifth time, father of the nation. The senate and the Roman people. The best of princes" Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.
A nice coin, grading at least GVF in my opinion.
DATE: 98 - 117 AD (this coin minted between 103 - 111 AD)
SIZE: 18mm dia
WEIGHT: 3.08 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RSC 85; BMC 281; Woytek 278b; Utrecht 388-392. RIC 118
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Hamburg, Germany
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