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Code: 10568

Roman Imperial Coinage, Trajan Gold Aureus,  (98-117 A.D.).
Struck 114-116. Rome mint
Obverse: IMP.CAES.NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of the Emperor Trajan facing right
Reverse: PM TR P COS.VI PP.S.P.Q.R, FORT RED in ex, Fortuna seated left, holding tiller and cornucopia. 
RIC 318, Calicó 1026. 
7.3 grams, 19 mm in diameter.
Very fine with a good portrait and a lustrous deep golden tone.