Sestertius - Trajan TR P COS II P P S C; Pax

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Trajan (98-117)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 98-99
Value Sestertius = 1⁄4 Denarius (1/4)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 26.3 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 253317
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC II# 384,
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.384
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Trajan, laureate, right.

Lettering: IMP NERVA CAES TRAIAN AVG GERM P M

Translation:
Imperator Nerva Caesar Traianus Augustus, Germanicus, Pontifex Maximus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Nerva, Caesar, Trajan, emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans, high priest.

Reverse

Pax seated left, holding branch and sceptre.

Lettering: TR P COS II P P S C

Translation:
Tribunicia Potestate, Consul Secundum, Pater Patriae, Senatus Consultum.
Holder of tribunician power, consul for the second time, father of the nation, decree of the senate.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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