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 (COS VI on this coin) and last time in 112 AD. Therefore this coin was produced in the period 112 to 117 AD. The obverse legend however ends with PARTHICO indicating that the coin was struck after 114 AD when Trajan began his Eastern campaigns.

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of Trajan facing right; around, IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO

Reverse Description

Providentia standing facing left pointing with her right hand at a globe which sits at her feet and holding a sceptre in her left hand, her left elbow rests on a column; in field divided by figure, PRO VID; around, P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R

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