Trajan AE sestertius - AQVA TRAIANA - Very Rare

Ancient Coins - Trajan AE sestertius - AQVA TRAIANA - Very Rare
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Trajan AD 98-117. Æ Sestertius (32.5mm, 25.35 g.)
Rome mint, struck AD 111
Obv. Laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder.
Rev. AQVA TRAIANA in exergue, the genius of the Aqua Traiana reclining left, elbow resting on urn from which water flows, holding reed in right hand; all under an arched grotto.
RIC II 463
VF,
Attractive yellowish-light brown, warm riverine patina.
Very rare
 
The Aqua Traiana was dedicated in AD 109 and supplied water to the expanding trans-Tiber (west bank) suburbs of Rome. The coin depicts the castellum, or waterworks, associated with the terminal of the aqueduct, and its statue of the river Tiber.
Prix SKU: 00886
699.00
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  • CAD 1,023.59

Cotation au: 10/22/19

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