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Lot 2361

Trajan, AD 98-117. AE Sestertius minted at Rome, AD 98/9. Laureate head right of Trajan. Reverse: Concordia enthroned left, holding patera over lighted altar; left hand holds cornuacopiae. RIC 399; C. 619. Glossy olive-green patina with red chloride below the eye of Trajan. Light smoothing. Extremely Fine with excellent detail.

The cornucopiae is our festal horn of plenty. For the double, as shown on this coin, or plural, "cornuacopiae is the correct term.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,500.


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