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Trajan Sestertius
∆ Sestertius
IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V PP
Laureate head right

SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI SC
Trajan standing facing on dais, head left, holding olive branch and scepter, being crowned by Victory flying left; kneeling figures on either side at feet, raising hands; all surrounded by garlanded balustrade surmounted by four eagles.

22.71g
Struck circa 104-107 AD.

RIC II 551; BMCRE 826 note; Cohen 519.

Very Rare!

This type is a clear reference to the victory of Trajan and his four legions (represented by the four eagles) in the first Dacian war.

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ancientdave  [Apr 25, 2010 at 09:58 PM]
Wow, you got this coin for free?! Bravo!
Noah  [Apr 26, 2010 at 11:06 AM]
can't beat that...cool acquisition
Jay GT4  [Feb 02, 2011 at 04:53 PM]
Not exactly free. Thrown in with a lot I bought