Silver denarius struck during the reign of the Emperor Trajan in the period 114 to 117 AD, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. Trajan was Consul for the sixth time (COS VI on this coin) and last time in 112 AD. Therefore this coin was produced in the period 112 to 117 AD. The reference to Parthia on the reverse however places production in the period of his Eastern campaigns, 114-117 AD.

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of Trajan facing right; around, IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC

Reverse Description

Fortuna seated facing left holding a rudder in her right hand and cradling a cornucopiae in her right arm; around, PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R; in exergue, FORT RED

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