TRAJAN SESTERTII

 

 

 

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 Architectural types

  10. Statue of Trajan on Horseback

    This coin type represents the statue of Trajan on horseback which stood in the Forum.


This reverse depicts Trajan on Horseback holding victory and spear.

 

from the Matthew Sersch collection

 

obv : IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP COS VI PP

rev: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI SC

34mm

22.6g

Bust right, draped left shoulder

112-114ad

RIC 598, Banti 195, BMC 970

This is the only legend combination used with this type

This type also appears with:

 bust right , aegis (RIC599, Banti 196, BMC 969) and

 

from the Matthew Sersch collection

obv : IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP COS VI PP

rev: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI SC

33mm

24.2g

Bust right, draped

112-117ad

RIC unlisted, Banti 197

 All varieties are considered rare.


 

 


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