TRAJAN SESTERTII

 

 

 

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Trajan's Family

  1. Matidia

Matidia was the daughter of Marciana. As Trajan and Plotina were childless, they were quite fond of his niece.

 


Two sestertii types were struck for Matidia. .


This reverse depicts Matidia standing, placing her hands on the heads of her daughters; Sabina and Matidia the younger

obv : MATIDIA AVG DIVAE MARCIANAE F

rev: PIETAS AVGVST SC

Bust right draped

RIC 761, Banti 1, BMC 1088


This reverse depicts Matidia and Sabina clasping hands--Pietas stands behind.

obv : MATIDIA AVG DIVAE MARCIANAE F

rev: PIETAS AVG SC

Bust right draped

Banti 2, BMCRE note p231


Very rare



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