Silver denarius struck during the reign of the Emperor Trajan in the period 112 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 military nature of the reverse however might suggest production in the period of his Eastern campaigns, 114-117 AD.

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of Trajan facing right; around, [IMP] CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC

Reverse Description

Virtus standing facing right holding an inverted spear in his right hand and a parazonium in his left arm, left foot on helmet; around, P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R

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