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114 AD: Trajan's comprehensive political settlement in the East
Orichalcum sestertius (25.16g, 34mm, 6h) Rome mint. Struck AD 116.
IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO PM TRP COS VI PP laureate draped bust, rricht
REGNA ADSIGNATA / S C [in ex.] Trajan seated left on platform, prefect and soldier standing; three kings standing before
RIC 666 [R]; Cohen 325; BMC 1043; Foss (Roman Historic Coins) 104/67

Trajan assigns kingdoms to client princes in the East in AD 114. The three kings are presumably of Armenia, Mesopotamia and Parthia
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SPQR Coins  [May 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM]
Impressive!
cicerokid  [May 24, 2012 at 05:04 PM]
Wow!!
n.igma  [Dec 10, 2013 at 06:08 AM]
Was this submission of three kings simultaneously an historical event, or is the reverse a metaphor for the political situation?
paul1888  [Oct 10, 2014 at 09:40 PM]
Very impressive coin.