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Trajan Sestertius. The long legend of legends. COD

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Kim B. N:
Good evening board. Well as the subject states, the legend of legends in my collection. i counted 38 letters.  ;D But old Trajan also do look stately on this coin.
A nice find on our Scandinavian Coin Fair. And to think the seller put it in the no ID section.  ???
Cheers Kim

Trajan Sestertius. Rome, AD 109-110.
IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V [P P], laureate head to right, with drapery on far shoulder
 S P Q R OPTIMI PRINCIPI, Arabia standing facing, head to left, holding branch and uncertain object, camel at feet; S-C across fields, ARAB ADQVIS in exergue.
RIC II 466; C. 32; Woytek 365b; BMCRE 959
Weight: 25.83 g.
3.4 cm

quadrans:
Hi, Kim,

Nice 👍🤗

The reverse legends:

S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI…

Regards

Joe

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