Trajan           98-117 AD

 

Trajan 98-117 AD

Billon tetradrachm, 24 mm, 12.32 gm.
Obv: AVT KAIC TRAIANO CEB GERM
Laureate head of Trajan facing right, star before.
Rev: LIH
Nilus right, cornucopia behind.

Alexandria, Egypt, dated: LIH = year 18 = 114/5 AD.

Trajan was born in Spain, he served in the German wars under Domitian, before being appointed governor of Germany under Nerva. He defeated Decebalus of Dacia in 102 and erected the Forum of Trajan. He died peacefully in Cilicia in 117 AD.

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