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Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Trajan

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Roman Period, 98/117

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Trajan facing right.

On the back the figure of Victory walks left, holding a wreath in her extended right hand.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Trajan

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

98 CE–117 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: ...S NERVA TRAIAN AVG. Reverse: TR POT COS II S C

Dimensions

Diam. 2.6 cm; 11.30 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1922.4251

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