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Bronze sestertius of Trajan

Period:
Mid Imperial, Trajanic
Date:
A.D. 103–111
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
27g (27g)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.170.384
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, bust of emperor/S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI | S C, Trajan in military dress, riding a horse and thrusting a spear at a Dacian enemy
Rome
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 58, p. 8, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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