Lot 2716: Ancient Roman Imperial Coins - Trajan - Temple Cistophorus
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 98-99 AD. Minted in or for the province of Asia. Obv: IMP NERVA CAES TRAIAN AVG GERM P M TR P PP COS II legend with laureate head right. Rev: COM-ASI legend to left and right of a distyle temple with ROMA ET AVG on the podium and four steps before; Trajan, holding sceptre, stepping left, being crowned by Roma, holding cornucopia. Woytek, Die Cistophori.., 4 in SNR 2010 (8 examples cited); Sothebys, Eton College Collection sale (1976), lot 518; not in RIC; Pinder; BMC; RSC or Sear with these legends. 10.16 grams. .
Condition Report: Almost extremely fine. Rare.