Denarius

Trajan, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

Share

98-99

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (2 cm)

Weight: 2.8 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29313

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan, facing right; initialed (double stamped) "G" at mid lower neck; inward reading inscription moving clockwise starting 6 o‘clock: IMPCAESNERVATRAIANAUGGERM; Reverse: Female figure (Felicitas) standing with hips swayed left, draped, wearing stephane, left arm holding cornucopia, right hand out holding [caduceus]; inward reading inscription moving clockwise starting 6.5 o‘clock: PONTMAX[TRPOT]COSII; dotted border

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC, Trajan no. 13; BMC Trajan between no. 6 and 7

Old Number

hn 228

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