Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan / Aequitas

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan / Aequitas

Code: 12178

£185.00 Approx $206.24, €210.47
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Trajan, minted in Rome between 108 - 109 AD 

Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P "Supreme commander (Imperator), Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, conqueror of the Dacians, high priest, holder of tribunician power" Bust of Trajan, Laureate right, slight drapery.

Reverse:  COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC "Consul for the fifth time, father of the nation. The senate and the Roman people. Best of Princes" Aequitas seated left holding cornucopiae & scales. 

A great coin, bold portrait and a GVF toned

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 98 - 117 AD (this coin was minted in Rome between 108 - 109 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.37 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC II 119

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.