Roman Imperial
Roman Empire




Weight: 3.3 g

Diameter: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan, facing right, drapery left shoulder; inward reading inscription, moving clockwise, starting 6 o'clock: IMPTRAIANOAUGGERDACPMTRP; Reverse: Winged Victory standing left with right foot forward to the left, left leg bent back and to the right; wing(s) out behind to left; long flowing skirt, naked to waist, right arm up holding wreath, left arm down and back carrying palm, head facing left with stephane, standing on platform formed from shield; inward reading inscription, moving clockwise, starting 7 o'clock: COSVPPSPQROPTIMOPRINC(pellet below)

Exhibition History

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.


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

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC, no.128; BMC, Vol. III: nos. 337-344, pl. 14/20

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