Trajan, (A.D.98-117), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issued 112-4, (25.15 g), obv. laureate draped bust of Trajan to right, around IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P, rev. the Via Traiana reclining left on rock, head right, holding wheel and branch, around SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, below VIA TRAIANA / SC, (S.-, RIC 637, BMC 986). Attractive dark green patina, light smoothing, otherwise good very fine and scarce.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously CNG Auction 264, lot 403 with ticket.