Nomos, Auction 11

Celtic, greek, roman, byzantine coins, lead seals and weights, and silver coi...

Fr, 09.10.2015, from 10:00 AM CEST
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Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 27mm, 11.83 g 7), Rome, 104/5-107. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with light drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S - C Elaborately decorated oval shield set over a saltire of spears, a sword, one oblong shield and a vexillum. BMC 951. BN 532. Cohen 569. RIC 584. Woytek 198bB. A very attractive, well struck piece with a dark, blackish-green patina. Extremely fine.

This splendid piece commemorates Trajan’s victories over the Dacians: it shows a pile of arms of types that were used by them and were captured by the Romans.

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Price realized 3'200 CHF
Starting price 3'200 CHF
Estimate 4'000 CHF
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