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Coin - As, Emperor Trajan, Ancient Roman Empire, 103-111 AD Numismatics Reg. No: NU 22753

Summary:
Copper As struck during the reign of the Emperor Trajan in the period 103 to 111 AD, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. Trajan was Consul for the fifth time (COS V on this coin) in 103 AD and for the sixth time from 1 Jan. 112 AD. Therefore this coin was produced in the period 103 to 111 AD.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.771 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Roman Empire
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 103-111 AD
Denomination: As
Obverse Description: Laureate head of Trajan facing right wearing aegis; around, IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GERM DAC P M TR P COS V P P
Reverse Description: A Dacian seated facing left on round shield facing a Roman trophy at left; the scene divides the letters S C; around; S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: off-round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Emperor Marcus Trajan - Ancient Roman Empire, Ancient Roman Empire
Mint: Rome (Mint), Ancient Roman Empire
Person Depicted: Emperor Marcus Trajan - Ancient Roman Empire, Ancient Roman Empire
References: RIC.562
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Edward Sydenham, Harold Mattingly - British Museum Coins and Medals, The Roman Imperial Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1972, 283 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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