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
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.
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