Trajan Sestertius Commemorative Coin

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Trajan’s aqueduct restored a small river that had disappeared and redirected its flow to Rome, where it fed his baths and greatly increased the capital’s supply of fresh water.

Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE sestertius (31.9 mm, 25.42 g, 6 h). Rome Mint, Struck A.D. 110. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery on left shoulder / S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S – C // AQVA / TRAIANA , Genius of the Aqua Traiana reclingin left within distyle arched grotto/shrine, holding reed; resting arm on pile of rocks from which water issues. RIC 463; C 20. VF, well-centered and fully struck, dark patina with traces of ochre highlighting.

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Trajan’s aqueduct restored a small river that had disappeared and redirected its flow to Rome, where it fed his baths and greatly increased the capital’s supply of fresh water.

Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE sestertius (31.9 mm, 25.42 g, 6 h). Rome Mint, Struck A.D. 110. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust of Trajan right, drapery on left shoulder / S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S – C // AQVA / TRAIANA , Genius of the Aqua Traiana reclingin left within distyle arched grotto/shrine, holding reed; resting arm on pile of rocks from which water issues. RIC 463; C 20. VF, well-centered and fully struck, dark patina with traces of ochre highlighting.

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