|Roman Imperial. Trajan (98-117). Denarius, 113-114, Rome mint.|
|Obverse:||IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P COS VI P P.
Draped and laureate bust right.
|Reverse:||S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI.
Mars walking to the right, wearing a helmet, holding a spear in his right hand and a trophy over his left shoulder.
|Dimensions:||AR, 3.15 g, 19 mm, 6h.|
|Condition:||Light toning. Good fine.|
|Comment:||One of the main topics in Trajan’s coinage were the Dacian Wars. Through these important wars, the Roman Empire was enrich and many important and enormous construction projects could be tackled.
Mars, who is depicted on the reverse of this coin, expresses the victoriousness of Rome by carrying a trophy over his shoulder.