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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 716

Trajan. AD 98-117. Æ Sestertius (32mm, 24.86 g, 6h). “Dacia Capta” commemorative. Rome mint. Struck circa AD 108-109/110.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 716.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Trajan. AD 98-117. Æ Sestertius (32mm, 24.86 g, 6h). “Dacia Capta” commemorative. Rome mint. Struck circa AD 108-109/110. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust right, slight drapery / S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, S C in exergue, Dacian, wearing peaked cap and shirt with long sleeves, and breeches, seated left on round shield, right knee drawn up, head resting on right hand, which is propped on right knee, left arm across knee; oblong or hexagonal shield to left and right; to left, trophy, consisting of helmet, cuirass, round and two oblong shields in saltire; at foot of trophy to left, two spears and round shield; to right, curved sword and oblong shield. RIC II 564 var. (bust type); Woytek 326bD3 (this coin); Strack 365α; Banti 244 var. (number and configuration of arms); BMCRE 785-91 var. (same); BN 528-9 var. (same). Glossy green patina, light smoothing. Near EF. Attractive.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection, purchased from Freeman & Sear, 25 May 2001. Ex Triton IV (5 December 2000), lot 533; Numismatica Ars Classica K (30 March 2000), lot 1731; Spink Numismatic Circular LXXXI.1 (January 1973), no. 88; Conte Alessandro Magnaguti Collection (Part III, Santamaria, 26 June 1950), lot 32.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.