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Ruler: Trajan, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 53–117, ruled 98–117
Mint: Rome

Sestertius of Trajan, Emperor of Rome from Rome

114–17

Orichalcum

27.33 g, 6:00, 34.6 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund with the assistance of Ben Lee Damsky
2007.183.32
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

G. Hirsch, Munich, September 23–6, 1992, cat. 175, lot 821; Ben Lee Damsky, 1992–2007; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 192.

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