Denarius - Trajan S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI; Aequitas

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Trajan (98-117)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 103-111
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.4 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 253066
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC II# 170,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham, Ian Carradice, Theodore Vern Buttrey; 1926. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 2. Vespasian to Hadrian (AD 96 –138). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.2.tr.170
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.

Lettering: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P

Translation:
Imperator Traiano Augustus, Germanicus, Dacicus, Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate, Consul Quintum, Pater Patriae.
Supreme commander (Imperator), of Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, conqueror of the Dacians, high priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the fifth time, father of the nation.

Reverse

Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

Lettering: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI

Translation:
Senatus Populusque Romanus Optimo Principi.
The senate and the Roman people to the best of princes.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (103-111) 

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