Ancient Gold - Roman
TRAJAN, (A.D.117-138), gold aureus, Rome mint, issued 107, (7.10 g), obv. laureate head of Trajan to right, aegis and cloak on far shoulder, IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, rev. oak wreath with S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, in three lines within, (cf.S.3105, cf.RIC 150, C.581). Very fine and very rare, an unpublished bust type for issue.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 116, lot 4147 and previously Dr. V.J.A. Flynn Collection from Noble Numismatics Sale 106 (lot 3308) and Sale 74 (lot 4329).
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TRAJAN, (A.D.117-138), gold aureus, Rome mint, issued 107, (7.10 g), obv. laureate head of Trajan ...