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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Trajan

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

103-111

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Trajan, facing to the right. On the back (reverse), Victory strides left holding a wreath and palm.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Trajan

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

103 CE–111 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Reverse: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.15 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.998

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