Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 36 mm, 24.53 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 104/5-107. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S - C Pax standing front, head to left, holding olive-branch in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left, placing her right foot on half-length Dacian bust left. BMC -. Cohen 406. RIC 503. Woytek 200aA. A bold example with a pleasant brown patina and attractive orichalcum highlights. Good very fine.
From the collection of Yves Gunzenreiner, ex Nomos 8, 22 October 2013, 222, ex Hess-Leu (19), 12 April 1962, 460 and from the Niklovits Collection, L. Hamburger ('Ausländischer Amateur'), 19 October 1925, 806.