Rome, 116-117 AD. Æ sestertius, 30.03 gr., 33.5 mm.
Obv: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AUG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P; laureate and draped bust of Trajan to the right.
Rev: REX PARTHIS DATUS; Trajan seated to the left on curule chair on platform, with prefect standing behind, presenting King Parthamaspates, standing to the left, to Parthia kneeling to the right before him; in exergue: S•C.
Ref: RIC 667; BMC 1046; Banti 96. From the Salton collection.
Insignificant flan flaw on obverse. Rare. Good very fine.
A medallic issue portraying the might of Rome. From the Salton collection, with collectors’ envelope and ticket.