TRAJAN 103AD Ancient Rare Genuine Silver Roman Coin Justice Equality Fairness

  • Sold for: Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth.
  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 11, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
Item: i29513
Authentic Ancient Coin of:

Trajan - Roman Emperor: 98-117 A.D. -
Silver Denarius 19mm (2.36 grams) Rome mint: 103-111 A.D.
Reference: RIC 118, S 3122
COSVPPSPQROPTIMOPRINC - Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia.

You are bidding on the exact item pictured, provided with a Certificate of Authenticity and Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity.

Aequitas is the nominative form of the Latin æquitatem , meaning justice, equality, conformity, symmetry, or fairness, and is the source of the modern word "equity". In Roman mythology , Aequitas , also known as Aecetia , was the minor goddess of fair trade and honest merchants . Like Abundantia , she is depicted with a cornucopia , representing wealth from commerce. She is also shown holding a balance , representing equity and fairness. During the Roman Empire , Aequitas was sometimes worshipped as a quality or aspect of the emperor , under the name Aequitas Augusti .

Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus , commonly known as Trajan (18 September, 53 – 8 August, 117), was a Roman Emperor who reigned from AD 98 until his death in AD 117. Born Marcus Ulpius Traianus into a non- patrician family in the Hispania Baetica province (modern day Spain ), Trajan rose to prominence during the
... read more