Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan / Felicitas

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan / Felicitas

Code: 12014

£190.00 Approx $232.56, €220.16
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Trajan, minted at Rome between 108 - 109 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" Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped left shoulder.

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" Felicitas standing left, pointing with a caduceus wand and holding a cornucopia.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

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

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.16 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 121; Coh. 81; Woytek 280b

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.