The Roman Empire
Estimate: 2'000 CHF
Starting price: 1'600 CHF
Price realized: 1'600 CHF
Trajan, 98 – 117
Sestertius circa 116-117, Æ 24.61 g. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate bust r., wearing aegis. Rev. REX PARTHIS – DATVS Trajan seated l. on platform, behind him, prefect, addressing Parthamasiris in the presence of soldiers. C 328. BMC 1045. RIC 668. CBN –. Woytek 594t-22 (this coin illustrated).
A very attractive brown-green patina and an interesting
reverse composition. About extremely fine
Ex Lanz sale 109, 2002, 411.