Roman Empire, denarius, 3.41g, RIC 170, RSC 462b, minted 103 to 111 CE.
NGC certified AU "Fine Style", Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5.
Pedigree: Ex. NFA MB 33, 5/94, lot 478.
Superb draped & cuirassed head obverse with right shoulder forward.
Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GERM DAC PM TR P COS V PP, laureate, draped and cuirassed head right.
Reverse: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI. Aequitas standing left holding scales and cournucopia.
Aequitas is the Latin concept of justice, equality, conformity, symmetry, or fairness. During the Roman Empire, Aequitas, as a divine personification, was part of the religious propaganda of the emperor.