TRAJAN. AE As. Rome, 112-114 AD
Obv. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI PP Laureated head right
Rev. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI SC, Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy.
RIC 590v (COS VI); Cohen 375v (COS VI)
'the Senate and Roman people to the best prince'
Rare reverse type, and referenced by Cohen/RIC as As only for 5th consulship, an apparent misreading according to Strack (see Curtis remark below).
Paris coin fair, ex. J. Creusy, 10 March 2007