Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Trajan

Code: 11567

£85.00 Approx $116.92, €99.53
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Trajan, minted in Rome between 98 - 99 AD 

Obverse: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Nerva Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans" Laureate head of Trajan facing right

Reverse: PONT MAX TR POT COS II "High priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the second time." Victory seated left holding patera and palm branch.

A nice coin, grading about VF

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 98 - 117 AD

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.32 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RSC 295, BMC 21; RIC 22; Woytek 62b. 

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Originally found in Briston, Norfolk, England.