Trajan (AD 98-117). AE sestertius (32mm, 6h). ANACS EF 40....Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Newly Created Dacia Province
Trajan (AD 98-117). AE sestertius (32mm, 6h). ANACS EF 40.
Rome, AD 112-115. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS
VI P P, laureate, draped bust of Trajan right, seen from behind /
DACIA AV-GVST, Dacia seated left on pile of rocks, aquila in left
hand; a child seated left at left, holding corn ears, and another
child seated left on rocks at left, holding grapes, PROVINCIA / S C
in exergue. RIC II 621 var (bust type).
From the Morris Collection
This reverse type celebrates the newly created Dacian province, after the second Dacian war concluded, which extended the border of the Roman Empire well past the Danube River.
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