Trajan Sestertius "REX PARTHIS DATVS Parthamaspates, Kneeling Parthia" RIC 667
Trajan Sestertius. Rome Mint 114-117 AD. Obverse: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P Bust of Trajan, laureate, draped, right. Reverse: REX PARTHIS DATVS S C Trajan, bare-headed, in military dress, seated left on platform on right with prefect, presenting King Parthamaspates, standing left, to Parthia, kneeling in front of him. RIC II: 667. Size: 33mm, 24.28g. Numismatic Notes: About fine with a stunning tone! This coin depicts the kingdom of Parthia under Roman subjection, following its defeat by Trajan near the end of his reign. Some cleaning scratches on reverse in that darker patch in the lower left.