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ROMAN EMPIRE: Trajan, 98-117 AD, AE sestertius (23.88g), Rome, 103-111 AD. F-VF

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Ancient Coins - Roman Imperial Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 600.00 USD
ROMAN EMPIRE: Trajan, 98-117 AD, AE sestertius (23.88g), Rome, 103-111 AD. F-VF
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This item SOLD at 2021 May 13 @ 09:33UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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ROMAN EMPIRE: Trajan, 98-117 AD, AE sestertius (23.88g), Rome, 103-111 AD, RIC-569, IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate and draped bust right // S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C, arched, single-span bridge over river with eight vertical bars on side, boat moored below at right, a couple faint scratches, pleasing patina with some encrusted soil, F-VF. The bridge depicted is traditionally identified as Trajan's Bridge over the Danube, located east of the Iron Gates and across the present-day border of Romania and Serbia. The actual bridge spanned over 1000m and was comprised of numerous arches. It was the first bridge built over the lower Danube and is considered to have been the longest arch bridge for more than 1,000 years.