Who was Trajan?
With emperor Trajan or Marcus Ulpius Traianus as one of the most venerated and celebrated emperors of all epochs described by the Roman writers of history you aren't able to imagine the history of Europe without him. His contemporaries as well called him Optimus Princeps - the best emperor - and that should mean something with all the other Roman emperors being described not that nicely.
- 3,5 mm thick
- 28 g heavy (without packaging)
- massive brass casting
- images appearing like reliefs
- front: image in right profile of emperor Ulpius Traianus with Corona and inscription (GNA ADSIG NATA - SC)
- back: image of his divine father on a curule chair
What is a sestertius?
A sestertius is a Roman unit of coin. Although in the ancient Rome there were many coins with many nominal values, the sestertius is considered as the most important coin in the Roman trade and daily routine.
Why exactly this coin?
A sestertius with the face of one of the greatest Roman rulers not only presents a value in historical sense. The thought of getting with this coin not only a pure memory into your home but also a lived piece of Roman Antiquity should enthusiast every friend of history to want to own this jewellery. Feel the weight of the ancient means of payment in your hand and turn the shining coin out of brass.
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