TRAJAN AE SESTERTIUS, 104 - 107 C.E.
RIC 527, RSC 98, Very Fine +, original patina, 35mm, 28.27 grams, Rome mint
Obverse:. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P around laureate bust of Trajan right, slight drapery on left shoulder
Reverse: Victory standing to right, foot resting on helmet, inscribing VIC/DAC in two lines on shield attached to palm tree, S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI around, S C across fields
A beautiful, centered, LARGE and HEAVY example with a magnificent bust, COMPLETE inscriptions on both obverse and reverse, and an original untouched patina. Tremendous eye appeal!