Dupondius Trajan - Victory crowning Trajan
TRAJAN. Æ Dupondius. Rome, 108-110 AD (date to be revised)
Obv. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V PP Radiated and draped bust right, seen from 3/4
Rev. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI Trajan standing to left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, being crowned by Victory standing behind him
RIC - (cf 550); Cohen - (cf 518); MIR 321h (same obv. and rev.)
'the Senate and Roman people to the best prince'
Rare bust type.