Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan / Bonus Eventus

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan / Bonus Eventus

Code: 12168

£185.00 Approx $206.24, €210.47
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Trajan, minted at Rome between 112 - 115 AD 

Obverse:  IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P "Supreme commander (Imperator), of Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, conqueror of the Dacians, high priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the sixth time, father of the nation." laureate head right, with folds of cloak on far shoulder.

Reverse: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI "The senate and the Roman people to the best of princes." Bonus Eventus standing left, holding patera and wheat ears.

A nice coin, toned and grading in at least VF in my opinion.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 98 - 117 AD (this coin minted between 112 - 115 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.72 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC II# 276, OCRE# ric.2.tr.276

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.