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Denarius: CM.6569-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Trajan (AD 98-117) (Ruler)
Rome (Mint)
Roman Empire (State)

Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt Superior, Beverly Hills, for $50.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.13 mm
Image(width): 20.42 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

114 - 117

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 225 degrees Weight 3.42 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of Trajan right, legend around, all in circle of points

  • Text: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Virtus standing right with oparazonium and spear, left foot on helmet

  • Text: P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6569-2007
Primary reference Number: 166132
RIC: 2.269.355
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 22 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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